Netboy, Anthony

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Writer and teacher Anthony Netboy (1906-1993) was born into a Jewish family in Ciechanow, Poland, and emigrated to the United States with his family. He grew up in Chicago and attended Columbia University (1927) and Harvard (1930). After various writing jobs he became a professor of English at Portland State University in 1957. Much of his writing focused on fisheries and conservation. His second wife was Elizabeth Silsby (d. 1988), daughter of John and Edith Brown Silsby and sister of Katherine Silsby. The Silsby's were an old Oregon family with roots in Jackson County.

From the description of Anthony Netboy papers [manuscript], 1853-1991. (Oregon Historical Society Research Library). WorldCat record id: 190964352

Professor of English, Portland State University, and writer on conservation of salmon.

From the description of [Papers and publications]. 19--?-19--? (Southern Oregon University Library). WorldCat record id: 35251770

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library
referencedIn T. S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot miscellaneous papers, 1910-1979. Houghton Library
referencedIn Bess Furman Papers, 1728-1967, (bulk 1900-1966) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Autograph File, E, 1564-1961. Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, D, 1586-1975. Houghton Library
creatorOf Netboy, Anthony. Anthony Netboy papers [manuscript], 1853-1991. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Netboy, Anthony. [Papers and publications]. Southern Oregon University Library, Hannon Library
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library
referencedIn Furman, Bess, 1894-1969. Bess Furman papers, 1728-1967 (bulk 1900-1966). Library of Congress
referencedIn Autograph File, T, 1580-1975. Houghton Library
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associatedWith Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 person
correspondedWith Furman, Bess, 1894-1969. person
associatedWith Netboy family. family
associatedWith Portland State University corporateBody
associatedWith Silsby, Edith Elizabeth Brown, b. 1871 person
associatedWith Silsby, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Silsby family family
associatedWith Silsby, Helen M. person
associatedWith Silsby, John Steele. person
associatedWith Silsby, Katherine. person
associatedWith Silsby, William H. person
associatedWith United States. Bonneville Power Administration. corporateBody
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Ashland (Or.)


Active 1853

Active 1991



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