Arms, George Warren, 1912-....

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George Warren Arms (1912-1992), professor.

From the description of George Warren Arms collection, 1848-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702171393

From the description of George Warren Arms collection, 1848-1988. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 60366697

George Warren Arms was born February 1, 1912, in La Grande, Oregon to George Wells and Marguerite Shattuck Arms. He was educated at Princeton University, the Universities of Zurich and Munich, and New York University. He taught in preparatory schools from 1933-38, at Bennett Junior College in 1939, at Mary Washington College as an assistant professor of English from 1939-44, and at the University of New Mexico as a professor of English from 1945 until his retirement.

Arms co-authored and co-edited numerous books on American writers and several on William Dean Howells, including Five Interviews with William Dean Howells (1943), A Bibliography of William Dean Howells (1948) and Selected Letters (1979-83). He also wrote The Fields were Green: A New View of Bryant, Whittier, Holmes, Lowell, and Longfellow (1953) and served as co-editor of The Explicator .

Arms married Elizabeth Tanner on June 27, 1936. He died January 1, 1992, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

From the guide to the George Warren Arms collection, 1848-1988, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf George Warren Arms collection, 1848-1988 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Arms, George Warren, 1912-. George Warren Arms collection, 1848-1988. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970. Papers of John Dos Passos [manuscript], 1896-1970. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Stanford University Press archival book copies, 1900-2012 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library
creatorOf Arms, George Warren, 1912-. Letter, 1947, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Arms, George Warren, 1912-. George Warren Arms collection, 1848-1988. Yale University Library
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associatedWith Curtis, George William, 1824-1892. person
associatedWith Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970. person
associatedWith Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881. person
associatedWith Freeman, Mary Eleanor Wilkins, 1852-1930. person
associatedWith Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. person
associatedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. person
associatedWith Meynell, Francis, 1891-1975. person
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908. person
associatedWith Stanford University. Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Stowe, C. E. (Calvin Ellis), 1802-1886. person
associatedWith Swallow, Alan, 1915-1966. person
associatedWith Wellek, René. person
associatedWith Wellek, René. person
associatedWith Wellek, René. person
associatedWith Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972. person
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Authors, American--20th century--Archives
Authors, American--19th century--Archives
American literature--19th century
American literature--20th century
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Birth 1912

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