Bonner, Campbell, 1876-....Variant names
Professor of Greek language and literature at the University of Michigan.
From the description of Campbell Bonner papers, 1918-1954. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79975769
From the description of Campbell Bonner papers, 1918-1954. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420134
Campbell Bonner was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on January 30, 1876. He received his bachelor's degree from Vanderbilt University in 1896, and his A.M. (1898) and Ph.D. (1900) from Harvard.
In 1900, he went to the University of Berlin, spent some time in Greece and Italy, and returned to the U.S. in 1901 to become professor of Greek at Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tennessee. Bonner came to the University of Michigan in 1907 as junior professor of Greek. He became full professor in 1912 and in 1932, he was selected chairman of the Greek department.
Bonner was the author of "A Papyrus Codix of the Shepherd of Hermas," "The Last Chapters of Enoch in Greek," and "Homily on the Passion by Melito, Bishop of Sardis." He was also a frequent contributor on classical philology, papyrology and history of religions.
He was a member of the American Philological Association and its president in 1933; the Classical Association, Middle West and South (president, 1918-1919); the Archaeological Institute of America; Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters (president, 1923-1924); a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; corresponding fellow of the British Academy; the American Philosophical Society; the managing committee of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, annual professor, 1927-1928; and Phi Beta Kappa.
He died on Monday, July 12, 1954.
From the guide to the Campbell Bonner papers, 1886-1954, 1918-1954, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)
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