Thomas, Calvin, 1854-1919

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Professor of German at University of Michigan and Columbia University.

From the description of Calvin Thomas papers, 1838-1940. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418988

Calvin Thomas was born at Lapeer, Michigan on October 28, 1854. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1874 with a specialization in Greek and Latin. He taught high school in Grand Rapids for three years, then in 1877, he went to Leipzig for a brief period of study. In 1878, he came back to Ann Arbor as an instructor in German. He achieved some prominence as a scholar of Germanic languages and literature, particularly of Goethe and Schiller. In 1896, he was called to Columbia University where he taught until his death, November 4, 1919.

From the guide to the Calvin Thomas Papers, 1838-1940, 1872-1919, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Charles Horton Cooley papers, 1872-1930 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Henry Carter Adams papers Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Barnes, Mary Sheldon, 1850-1898. Papers, 1857-1948 (bulk 1880-1898). Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Miller, Walter, 1864-1949. Walter Miller student notebooks, 1883-1884. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Read family. Read family papers, 1837-1890. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf University of Michigan. Scientific Club. Scientific Club (University of Michigan) records, 1875-1998. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Barrows family papers, 1861-1931. Houghton Library
referencedIn University of Michigan Faculty and Staff Portraits, ca. 1860-ca. 1960 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Cooley, Charles Horton, 1864-1929. Charles Horton Cooley papers, 1872-1930. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Calvin Thomas Papers, 1838-1940, 1872-1919 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Mary Sheldon Barnes Papers MS 217., 1857-1948, 1880-1898 Sophia Smith Collection
creatorOf Thomas, Calvin, 1854-1919. Calvin Thomas papers, 1838-1940. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. Letter, 1890 Feb. 14, Cambridge, Mass., to Prof. [Calvin?] Thomas [Ann Arbor?] University of Michigan
creatorOf University of Michigan. Scientific Club. Scientific Club (University of Michigan) records, 1875-1974. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Scientific Club (University of Michigan) records, 1875-1998 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Shattuck, Jesse Cornell. Jesse Cornell Shattuck student notebooks, 1883-1887. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958. Letter, 1937 Jun. 21, Arlington, Vt., to W. W. Bishop [Ann Arbor] University of Michigan
referencedIn Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958. Letter, 1931 Jan. 7, Arlington, Vt., to W. W. Bishop [Ann Arbor] University of Michigan
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associatedWith Adams, Henry Carter, 1851-1921 person
associatedWith Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916. person
correspondedWith Barnes, Mary Sheldon, 1850-1898 person
correspondedWith Barrows family. family
associatedWith Battle Creek Sanitarium. corporateBody
associatedWith Battle Creek Sanitarium. corporateBody
associatedWith Bishop, William Warner, 1871-1955. person
associatedWith Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947. person
associatedWith Cheever, Byron William, 1841-1888. person
associatedWith Columbia University. corporateBody
associatedWith Cooley, Charles Horton, 1864-1929. person
associatedWith Cooley, Mortimer E. (Mortimer Elwyn), 1855-1944. person
associatedWith Dewey, John, 1859-1952. person
associatedWith Effinger, John Robert, 1869-1933. person
associatedWith Erskine, John, 1879-1951. person
associatedWith First Unitarian Church (Ann Arbor, Mich.) corporateBody
associatedWith Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958. person
associatedWith Gildersleeve, Virginia Crocheron, 1877-1965. person
associatedWith Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928. person
associatedWith Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. person
associatedWith Hutchins, Harry B. (Harry Burns), 1847-1930. person
associatedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. person
associatedWith Michigan Historical Collections corporateBody
associatedWith Miller, Walter, 1864-1949. person
associatedWith Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943. person
associatedWith Read family. family
associatedWith Shattuck, Jesse Cornell. person
associatedWith Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946. person
associatedWith Thomas family. family
associatedWith Thomas, Steven Van Renssler, 1831-1905. person
associatedWith United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1863-1865) corporateBody
associatedWith Universität Leipzig. corporateBody
associatedWith Universität Leipzig. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literature. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of Germanic Languages and Literatures. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Scientific Club. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Scientific Club. corporateBody
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Lapeer (Mich.)
Grand Rapids (Mich.)
Grand Rapids (Mich.)
Europe
United States
United States
Europe
Lapeer (Mich.)
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Travel
Education
Education
Voyages and travels
World War, 1914-1918
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Birth 1854-10-28

Death 1919-11-04

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