After earning his B.A. (1941) and M.A. (1947) at the University of Florida, Paul W. Partridge, Jr., received a Ph.D. in American Civilization at the University of Pennsylvania in 1951. His advisors were English professor Arthur Hobson Quinn and Fine Arts professor Robert C. Smith.
From the description of John Blake White: Southern Romantic painter and playright: unpublished typescript, 1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 83107448