Lanman, Charles Rockwell, 1850-1941

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1850-07-08
Death 1941-02-20
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

Epithet: orientalist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001298.0x00009b

Lanman taught Sanskrit at Harvard.

From the description of Lecture before Greek D, January 23, 1893. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77073834

From the description of Papers of Charles Rockwell Lanman, 1863-1938 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 236232213

From the description of Papers of Charles Rockwell Lanman, 1863-1938 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069995

From the description of Six public lectures on the Vedas / by Professor Lanman, 1881. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072943

Lanham taught Sanskrit at Harvard.

From the description of Papers of Charles Rockwell Lanman, 1863-1938 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 17267415

Biographical Note: Charles Rockwell Lanman was a college professor at The Johns Hopkins University and Harvard University.

He was born July 8, 1850 in Norwich CT, received his B.A. (1871) and his Ph. D. (1873) from Yale University. In 1876, he came to The Johns Hopkins University as a post-doctoral fellow and taught a course in Sanskrit. He was appointed assistant professor of Sanskrit in the Dept. of Philology in 1878, and associate professor in 1879. Lanman accepted a position at Harvard as full professor of philology in 1880. Lanman died in 1941.

From the description of Charles Rockwell Lanman papers, 1876-1880. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 48369066

College professor at The Johns Hopkins University and Harvard University.

He was born in Norwich CT, received his B.A. (1871) and his Ph.D. (1873) from Yale University. In 1876, he went to The Johns Hopkins University as a post-doctoral fellow and taught a course in Sanskrit. He was appointed assistant professor of Sanskrit in the Dept. of Philology in 1878, and associate professor in 1879. Lanman accepted a position at Harvard as full professor of Sanskrit in 1880. He remained at Harvard until his death.

From the description of Charles Rockwell Lanman letters, 1916-1937. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 506131734

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Subjects:

  • Vedas
  • Household employees
  • Sanskrit language--Study and teaching (Higher)
  • Sanskrit language--Study and teaching
  • Manuscripts, American
  • Sanskrit literature--Study and teaching
  • Home economics--Accounting
  • College teachers--Correspondence
  • College teachers--Archives
  • Orientalists--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • College teachers
  • Orientalists
  • Philologists
  • College teachers--United States
  • Scholars
  • Indologists
  • Sanskritists

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Wenham (as recorded)
  • Cambridge (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • Cambridge (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Cambridge (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)