White, Lynn Townsend, 1907-1987

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Lynn Townsend White, Jr. was born in San Francisco, CA, Apr. 29, 1907; BA, Stanford Univ. (1928), MA, Union Theological Seminary (1929), Harvard Univ. (1930), Ph. D, Harvard Univ. (1934); history instructor, Princeton Univ. (1933-37); asst. professor (1937-40) and professor (1940-43) of history at Stanford Univ.; President, Mills College (1943-58); professor of history, Univ. of CA, Los Angeles (1958-72); Director of the Univ. of CA, Los Angeles Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (1964-70); recipient of numerous honorary degrees, awards and decorations; various publications include: Educating our daughters : a challenge to the colleges (1950), Frontiers of knowledge in the study of man (1956), Medieval technology and social change (1962), Medieval religion and technology (1978).

From the description of Papers, 1937-1985. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 41571397

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Lynn Townsend White, Jr. was born in San Francisco, California, April 29, 1907; BA, Stanford University (1928), MA, Union Theological Seminary (1929), Harvard University (1930), Ph.D, Harvard University (1934); history instructor, Princeton University (1933-37); assistant professor (1937-40) and professor (1940-43) of history at Stanford University; President, Mills College (1943-58); professor of history, UCLA (1958-72); Director of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (1964-70); recipient of numerous honorary degrees, awards and decorations; various publications include: Educating our daughters: a challenge to the colleges (1950), Frontiers of knowledge in the study of man (1956), Medieval technology and social change (1962), Medieval religion and technology (1978).

From the guide to the Lynn Townsend White Papers, 1937-1985, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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creatorOf Lynn Townsend White Papers, 1937-1985 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
creatorOf White, Lynn Townsend, 1907-1987. Papers, 1937-1985. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Emma (Moffat) McLaughlin Papers, 1927- 1967 Bancroft Library
referencedIn La Piana, George, 1879-1971. Papers, 1878-1972 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956 Houghton Library
creatorOf White, Lynn Townsend, 1907-1987. The origin and development of medieval Manicheism to the accession of Innocent III. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf White, Lynn Townsend, 1907-1987. Technology, history, democracy : oral history transcript / by Rick C. Harmon, Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, 1989. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. 1921 - 2008. Audio Recordings. 1945 - 1965. This I believe. No. 700 ; This I believe. No. 701 ; This I believe. No. 702 National Archives at College Park
creatorOf University of Virginia. Papers of the Page-Barbour and Richard Lecture Committees, 1935-1981, (bulk 1952-1974). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf White, Lynn Townsend, 1907-1987. Letter, 1944 : to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Woodrow Wilson School Policy Seminar Papers, 1930-2011 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Princeton University Archives.
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associatedWith Harmon, Rick C., person
associatedWith Innocent III, Pope, 1160 or 61-1216. person
associatedWith La Piana, George, 1879-1971. person
correspondedWith McLaughlin, Emma Moffat, 1880-1968 person
associatedWith Mills College. corporateBody
correspondedWith Sarton, George, 1884-1956 person
associatedWith Union Theological Seminary (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith University of California, Los Angeles corporateBody
associatedWith University of California, Los Angeles. Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. corporateBody
associatedWith University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of History corporateBody
associatedWith University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program. corporateBody
associatedWith University of California (System) corporateBody
associatedWith University of Virginia. corporateBody
associatedWith Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. corporateBody
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California
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Popes--Primacy--History of doctrines--Middle Ages, 600-1500
Civilization, Medieval--13th century
College teachers--Archival resources
Historians--Archival resources
History teachers--Archival resources
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College teachers--California--Archival resources
History teachers--California--Archival resources
Historians--California--Archival resources
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Birth 1907-04-29

Death 1987-03-30

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