Nettleton, George Henry, 1874-1959

George Henry Nettleton was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1874, and graduated from Andover Academy and Yale University (B.A. 1896, Ph.D. 1900). He was instructor (1898), assistant professor (1906-1916), and professor (1916-1943) of English, and chairman of the English Department (1921-1931) at Yale. From 1937-1939 he was dean of Yale College. Nettleton served as the director of the Yale Bureau in Paris in 1917, and from 1917-1919 was the director of the American University Union in Europe. In addition to writing works on Restoration and eighteenth century drama, Nettleton edited The Book of the Yale Pageant and Yale in the World War. He died in 1959.

From the description of George Henry Nettleton papers, 1819-1964 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166699


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