Vincent, George E. (George Edgar), 1864-1941

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George E. Vincent was born in Rockford, Illinois. He was associated with the Chautauqua system from 1886 to 1915, and became honorary president of Chautauqua from 1915 to 1937. In addition, he taught at the University of Chicago from 1892 to 1911, and served as Dean of the University of Chicago Faculties of Art, Literature and Science from 1907 to 1911. He was president of the University of Minnesota from 1911 to 1917, leaving to become president of the Rockefeller Foundation from 1917 until 1929, when he retired.

From the description of George E. Vincent papers, 1904-1940. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63301150

Georeg E. Vincent was a member of the General Educaiton Board (1914-1929), president of The Rockefeller Foundation (1917-1929), trustee of the Peking Union Medical College (1917-1929), and a member of the China Medical Board of New York, inc. (1930-1938).

From the description of Papers, 1929-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122687644

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Soldier, British army.

From the guide to the George E. Vincent papers, 1917-1921, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Arthur Twining Hadley, president of Yale University, records, 1899-1921 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958. Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960 (inclusive), 1892-1958 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy. Papers, 1936-1937 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn John Florin Downey papers, 1864-1936 University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
creatorOf Vincent, George E., 1864-1941. Papers, 1929-1945. Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller University, Pocantico Hills
referencedIn Vincent family. Vincent family papers, 1850-1940 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Ryerson, Caroline Hutchinson. A pageant of Carissma : manuscript, 1909. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn William James papers, 1803-1941 (inclusive) 1862-1910 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Folwell, William Watts, 1833-1929. William Watts Folwell papers, ca. 1856-1929. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn General Faculty and Faculty Council of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1799-2011 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. University Archives.
creatorOf Political Equality Club of Minneapolis. Political Equality Club records, 1883-1921. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Ryerson, Caroline Hutchinson. A pageant of Carissma : manuscript, 1909. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Frank Manny papers, 1890-1955 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy, 1889-1977. Papers, 1936-1937. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library
referencedIn University of Minnesota. Inauguration of President Vincent, October 17-20, 1911. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Henry Francis Nachtrieb papers, 1886-1929 University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
referencedIn University of Chicago. Office of the President. Harper, Judson and Burton Administrations. Records, 1869-1925 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
creatorOf George E. Vincent papers, 1917-1921 Hoover Institution Archives.
creatorOf Owre, Alfred, 1870-1935. Alfred Owre papers, 1884-1936. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Edgar, William C. (William Crowell), 1856-1932. William C. Edgar and family papers, 1832-1949. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Guy Stanton Ford papers, 1885-1965 University of Minnesota Libraries. University of Minnesota Archives. [uarc]
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Addams, Jane, 1860-1935. Letter to Mr. [George E.] Vincent. Chicago, IL. 1898 Feb. 9. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn William Watts Folwell Papers, 1856-1929 University of Minnesota Libraries. University of Minnesota Archives. [uarc]
creatorOf Hazzard, George Henry, 1846-1929. George Henry Hazzard papers, 1885-1951. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Jones, Stiles P., 1862-1920. Stiles P. Jones and family papers, 1848-1918. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Anderson, Frank Maloy, 1871-1961. Frank Maloy Anderson papers, 1900-1913. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Rockefeller Foundation. China Medical Board Records, 1913-1929. Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller University, Pocantico Hills
referencedIn Frank M. Rarig papers, 1901-1966 University of Minnesota Libraries. University of Minnesota Archives. [uarc]
creatorOf Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906. Letter to George E. Vincent. Rochester, NY. 1898 Mar. 21. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Club records., 1883-1921. Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906. Letter to [George E. Vincent]. Rochester, NY. 1898 Mar. 7. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn James Edward Moore papers, 1882-1930 University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (bulk 1872-1921) Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library
referencedIn Thomas W. Lamont John Masefield collection, 1918-1947. Houghton Library
referencedIn Fred Beal Snyder papers, 1912-1950 University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
creatorOf Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. Frank Addison Manny papers, 1890-1955. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever Collection, circa 1800-circa 1998, bulk 1863-1974 Historical Collections, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia
creatorOf Vincent, George E. (George Edgar), 1864-1941. George E. Vincent papers, 1904-1940. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Anson Phelps Stokes family papers, 1761-1960, 1892-1958 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn David Ferdinand Swenson papers, 1912-1978 University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
referencedIn Overton family papers, 1856-1969. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Embree, Edwin Rogers, 1883-1950. Papers, 1925-1930. Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller University, Pocantico Hills
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library
creatorOf Vincent, George E. (George Edgar), 1864-1941. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1932. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Addams, Jane, 1860-1935. Letter to Mr. [George E.] Vincent. Chicago, IL. 1900 Apr. 3. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn College of Pharmacy papers, 1892-1963 University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
referencedIn Office of the President records, 1908-2004 University of Minnesota Libraries. University of Minnesota Archives. [uarc]
referencedIn Ryerson, Caroline Hutchinson. Papers, 1909 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
creatorOf Vincent, George E. (George Edgar), 1864-1941. [Pamphlets and printed articles by George E. Vincent.]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Richard T. Ely papers, 1812-1963 (bulk 1882-1939) Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn University of Chicago. Office of the President. Records, 1889-1925 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Office of the Vice President for Business Administration papers, 1900-1970, (bulk 1938-1963) University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Addams, Jane, 1860-1935. person
associatedWith Anderson, Frank Maloy, 1871-1961. person
associatedWith Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906. person
associatedWith Arnett, Trevor, 1870- person
associatedWith Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy, 1889-1977. person
associatedWith Buck, Solon J. (Solon Justus), 1884-1962. person
associatedWith Carter, Henry Rose, 1852-1925 person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Downey, John F. (John Florin), 1846- person
associatedWith Edgar, William C. (William Crowell), 1856-1932. person
associatedWith Ely, Richard Theodore, 1854-1943. person
associatedWith Embree, Edwin Rogers, 1883-1950. person
associatedWith Folwell, William Bainbridge, 1878-1938 person
associatedWith Folwell, William Watts, 1833-1929. person
associatedWith Ford, Guy Stanton, 1873-1962. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Army. corporateBody
associatedWith Hazzard, George Henry, 1846-1929. person
associatedWith Hench, Philip S. (Philip Showalter), 1896-1965 person
correspondedWith James, William, 1842-1910 person
associatedWith Jones, Stiles P., 1862-1920. person
associatedWith Kean, Jefferson Randolph, 1860-1950 person
associatedWith Krey, August C. (August Charles), 1887-1961. person
correspondedWith Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948 person
associatedWith Lazear, Jesse William, 1866-1900 person
associatedWith Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. person
associatedWith Moore, James Edward, 1852-1918 person
associatedWith Nachtrieb, Henry F. (Henry Francis), 1859-1942 person
associatedWith Owre, Alfred, 1870-1935. person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
associatedWith Political Equality Club of Minneapolis. corporateBody
associatedWith Rarig, Frank Miller, 1880-1963 person
associatedWith Reed, Walter, 1851-1902 person
associatedWith Rockefeller Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Ryerson, Caroline Hutchinson person
associatedWith Ryerson, Caroline Hutchinson. person
associatedWith Snyder, Fred Beal, 1859-1951 person
associatedWith Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958. person
associatedWith Swenson, David F. (David Ferdinand), 1876-1940 person
correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith University of Chicago. Office of the President. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Minnesota. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Minnesota. College of Pharmacy corporateBody
associatedWith University of Minnesota. Office of the Vice President. Business Administration corporateBody
associatedWith University of Minnesota. President's Office. corporateBody
associatedWith University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. General Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith Vincent family. family
associatedWith Yale University. President's Office. corporateBody
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World War, 1914-1918--Great Britain
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Birth 1864-03-21

Death 1941-02-02

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