Smith, C. Alphonso (Charles Alphonso), 1864-1924Variant names
Charles Alphonso Smith (1864-1924) was a native of North Carolina and professor of literature at several southern universities.
From the guide to the C. Alphonso Smith Papers, ., 1869-1923, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)
Native of North Carolina and professor of literature at several southern universities.
From the description of C. Alphonso Smith papers, 1869-1923 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 23438261
Charles Alphonso Smith graduated from Davidson College in 1884. He earned an AM in English in 1887 and a PhD from Johns Hopkins University in 1893. He was a professor at the University of North Carolina in 1902. In 1910 he was accepted as a Roosevelt Professor in Berlin. He was an avid writer, and was responsible for the publication of the "Library of Southern Literature" as well as many books about authors such as Edgar Allen Poe and O Henry.
From the description of Collection [archives], 1884-1934 (bulk 1894-1934). (American Museum of Natural History). WorldCat record id: 722090175
University of Virginia professor.
From the description of Edwin Anderson Alderman [manuscript], 1915. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647995734
Charles Alphonso Smith was an author and professor of English.
He was born in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1864. Smith received his Ph. D. (1893) from The Johns Hopkins University and taught English in American universities before becoming head of the English department, U.S. Naval Academy in 1917. Professor Smith was the author of several texts on English language and literature including an important biography of O'Henry published in 1916. He was interested in the origin and use of slang, particularly expressions used by the military during World War I. Charles Alphonso Smith died in Annapolis, Md in 1924.
From the description of Charles Alphonso Smith papers, 1905-1923. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 49310145
Charles Alphonso Smith, born May 28, 1864, in Greensboro, N.C., died June 13, 1924, in Annapolis, Md. Educator and author, earned bachelors and masters degrees at Davidson College. Taught at Louisiana State University, the University of North Carolina, the University of Virginia (where he was the first Edgar Allen Poe Professor of English), and the Naval Academy. In 1910-1911 he was Roosevelt Professor of American History and Institutions at the University of Berlin.
Otto von Gierke, born Jan. 11, 1841, in Stettin, died October 21, 1921, in Berlin. German legal theorist, author, and jurist of the Germanist school of historical jurisprudence (in opposition to the Romanist theoreticians of German law).
Amalia Beer, born 1767, died 1854. Daughter of Liebmann Meyer Wulf, banker and a successful contractor to Prussia. Beer was the mother of composer Giacomo Meyerbeer. She was a Berlin socialite who was popular in Prussian circles and she was decorated for her assistance to wounded soldiers during the Napoleonic Wars.
From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1811, 1914. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 58534208
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