Blondheim, D. S. (David Simon), 1884-1934

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David Simon Blondheim (b. Baltimore, Maryland August 25, 1884- d. Baltimore, March 19, 1934) was a U.S. philologist and scholar of medieval French and French linguistics. He received his A.B. at The Johns Hopkins University in 1906 and his Ph.D. in 1910. He later studied in France at the Sorbonne, the Collège de France, the École des Hautes Études, and the École des Chartes. In 1924 he became professor of Romance philology at Johns Hopkins University. He was married to Eleanor Lansing Dulles, with whom he had one son, David Dulles Blondheim.

From the description of Blondheim, David Simon, 1884-1934 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 12056061

Biographical Note: David Simon Blondheim was a philologist and professor of Romance languages, The Johns Hopkins University.

He was born in Baltimore, MD in 1884. After receiving the Ph. D. from Hopkins in 1910, he studied at the Sorbonne, the Collège de France, and other French Universities. He returned to Hopkins in 1917 and was appointed to teach in the French Department and later as professor of Romance Philology. Blomfield specialized in medieval French and French linguistics and was particularly interested in the Jewish influences in Romance languages. David Blondheim died in Baltimore in 1934.

From the description of David Simon Blondheim essay, 1922. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 48394083

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creatorOf Blondheim, D. S. (David Simon), 1884-1934. David Simon Blondheim essay, 1922. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Papers, 1880-1958. New York State Historical Documents Inventory
referencedIn Dulles, Eleanor Lansing, 1895-1996. Eleanor Lansing Dulles papers, 1867-1993, bulk 1935-1990. George Washington University
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Birth 1884-08-25

Death 1934-03-19






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