Guérard, Albert Léon, 1880-1959

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American educator; broadcaster, United States Office of War Information, 1942-1945.

From the description of Albert Léon Guérard papers, 1942-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868930

Albert Léon Guérard, born in Paris in 1880, came to the United States in 1906 to teach at Williams College. He taught at Stanford from 1907 until 1946 when he retired, except for 12 years between 1913 and 1925 when he was at Rice University and served in the war. He died in Palo Alto, Nov. 14, 1959.

From the description of Albert Léon Guérard papers, 1909-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462018820

Frenchman Albert Léon Guérard (1880-1959) spent most of his life as an American academic, and his work reflects an engagement with both France and the United States. Guérard came to the United States from France in 1906 to teach at Williams College. He taught at Stanford University from 1907 until his retirement in 1946, except for 12 years between 1913-1935 when he was at Rice University and served in the war. He was the author of numerous books and articles on French history and intellectual life.

From the description of Albert Léon Guérard papers, 1908-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866793

Guérard was a professor of English at Stanford University and a writer.

Thierry was a school teacher, anarchist, socialist, and writer.

From the description of Correspondence, Albert L. Guérard and Albert Thierry. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122289388

Biographical Note

Albert Léon Guérard was born in Paris in 1880 and was educated at the University of Paris, the University of London and the Sorbonne.

In 1906 Mr. Guérard came to the United States and taught one year at Williams College in Massachusetts. Then he joined the staff at Stanford as assistant professor of French in 1907.

In 1913 he went to Rice Institute at Houston, Texas, where he taught until 1924. In 1925 he went to UCLA and then was appointed professor of General Literature at Stanford.

He was the author of 20 books, essays, poems, autobiography, besides numerous articles for magazines. He was interested in creating an international language. Professor Guérard died at his home on the Stanford University campus November 13, 1959.

From the guide to the Albert Léon Guérard Papers, 1909-1959, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

Biography

Frenchmen Albert Léon Guérard (1880-1959) and Albert Thierry (1881-1915) were friends from childhood whose correspondence reflects their shared interests in French and Anglo-American literature and writing. Guérard came to the United States in 1906 to teach at Williams College. He taught at Stanford University from 1907-1946 when he retired, except for 12 years between 1913-1925 when he was at Rice University and served in the war. He was the author of numerous books on French history and intellectual life. Thierry was a Proudhonian socialist, anarchist, and schoolteacher who wrote poetry as well as several longer works of fiction and theory. At the same time, he also served as a soldier in the French army from around 1902 until he was killed in 1915.

From the guide to the Correspondence, Albert L. Guérard and Albert Thierry, Unit date, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

Biography

Frenchman Albert Léon Guérard (1880-1959) spent most of his life as an American academic, and his work reflects an engagement with both France and the United States. Guérard came to the United States from France in 1906 to teach at Williams College. He taught at Stanford University from 1907 until his retirement in 1946, except for 12 years between 1913-1935 when he was at Rice University and served in the war. He was the author of numerous books and articles on French history and intellectual life.

From the guide to the Guérard, Albert Léon. Papers, 1908-1960, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

Biographical Note

  • 1880, November 3: Born, Paris, France
  • 1899: B.A., University of Paris
  • 1901 - 1903 : Traveling Scholarship in England
  • 1904 - 1906 : Junior Professor of Literature and Examiner in History, Paris Normal School
  • 1906 - 1907 : Instructor, Williams College
  • 1907 - 1913 : Assistant and Associate Professor of French, Stanford University
  • 1913: Author, French Prophets of Yesterday
  • 1913 - 1924 : Professor of French, Rice Institute
  • 1914: Author, French Civilization in the Nineteenth Century
  • 1916: Author, Five Masters of French Romance
  • 1917 - 1919 : Staff, U.S. Army Intelligence and Liaison Services
  • 1920: Author, French Civilization from Its Origins to the Close of the Middle Ages
  • 1923: Author, Reflections on the Napoleonic Legend
  • 1925 - 1946 : Professor of General Literature, Stanford University
  • 1925: Author, Beyond Hatred
  • 1928: Author, Life and Death of an Ideal. France in the Classical Age
  • 1929: Author, L'avenir de Paris
  • 1935: Author, Literature and Society
  • 1936: Author, Art for Art's Sake
  • 1941 - 1942 : Author, The France of Tomorrow
  • 1942 - 1945 : Broadcaster, U.S. Office of War Information
  • 1945: Author, Europe, Free and United
  • 1946: Author, France: A Short History
  • 1948: Author, Personal Equation
  • 1949: Author, Education of A Humanist
  • 1950 - 1953 : Professor of Comparative Literature, Brandies University
  • 1955: Author, Napoleon III
  • 1956: Author, Napoleon I
  • 1957: Author, Fossils and Presences
  • 1959: Author, France, A Modern History
  • 1959, November 13: Died, Stanford, California

From the guide to the Albert Léon Guérard Papers, 1942-1948, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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creatorOf Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. Frank Addison Manny papers, 1890-1955. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Guérard, Albert Léon, 1880-1959. Albert Léon Guérard papers, 1908-1960. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Guérard, Albert Léon, 1880-1959. Albert Léon Guérard papers, 1942-1948. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Correspondence, Albert L. Guérard and Albert Thierry, Unit date Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Records of the Radcliffe Seminars, (inclusive), (bulk), 1950-1985, 1950-1959 Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Albert Léon Guérard Papers, 1942-1948 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Elinor Eugenia Bramhall diaries, 1930-1950 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Gamow, George, 1904-1968. George Gamow and Barbara Gamow papers, 1915-1975 (bulk 1950-1975). Library of Congress
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creatorOf Guérard, Albert Léon, 1880-1959. Letters, 1923-1954, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Robinson, Edgar Eugene, 1887-1977. Edgar Eugene Robinson papers, 1880-1986. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Guérard, Albert Léon, 1880-1959. Albert Léon Guérard papers, 1909-1959. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Joseph Barnes Papers, 1923-1970 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Barnes, Joseph, 1907-1970. Joseph Barnes papers, 1907-1970, 1923-1970. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Guérard, Albert Léon. Papers, 1908-1960 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Guérard, Albert Léon, 1880-1959. Postcard to Mrs. W.E. Guerard, 24 Aug. 1921. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication, 1882-1931. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Foerster, Norman, 1887-1972. Norman Foerster papers, 1907-1965. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Meylan, Edward F. Edward F. Meylan papers, 1976-1979. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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creatorOf Guérard, Albert Léon, 1880-1959. Correspondence, Albert L. Guérard and Albert Thierry. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication, 1882-1931. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Frank Manny papers, 1890-1955 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Albert Léon Guérard Papers, 1909-1959 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Bramhall, Elinor Eugenia. Elinor Eugenia Bramhall diaries, 1930-1950 (inclusive), 1930-1936 (bulk). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. : Series I., General Correspondence, 1922-1977 (bulk 1946-1966). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Stanford University Press archival book copies, 1900-2012 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford University Press archival book copies, 1900-2012 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945--United States
Language, Universal
World War, 1914-1918--France
American literature--20th century
World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda
Propaganda, American
World War, 1939-1945
City planning--California
France--History
French literature--20th century
International organization
Authors, French
World War, 1939-1945--France
City planning
City planning--France
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Birth 1880-11-03

Death 1959-11-13

French

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