Nye, Russel B. (Russel Blaine), 1913-1993

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Russel B. Nye was born in Viola, Wisconsin, February 17, 1913. He received as A.B. from Oberlin College in 1934, an M.A. in 1935 and a Ph. D. in 1940 from the university of Wisconsin, an Litt. D. from Northern Michigan University in 1968 and an LL. D. from Ferris State College in 1969. Nye was a professor of English at Michigan State University from September 1, 1940 to July 1, 1979. He came out of retirement temporarily to teach at the university from January through August 1980. Nye published numerous books and articles and received several awards. He participated in many professional associations and groups, including the Governor's Commission on Junior Colleges (1968-69) and the Governor's Commission on Higher Education (1972-3).

From the description of Russel B. Nye collection. (State Archive of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 40427088

Jack Morpurgo (1918-2000) graduated from Christ's Hospital School in England. He was the first British graduate of the College of William and Mary in Virginia after the American Revolution. He served in the British military during World War II. In his professional life, he was an editor and author of fiction and non-fiction. He was a frequent contributor of articles and book reviews to magazines, scholarly journals, and newspapers. He wrote and participated in numerous radio and television broadcasts in Britain, the United States, Canada, and Australia. A significant portion of his career was spent under the tutelage of Alan Lane, founder of Penguin Books.

From the guide to the J.E. Morpurgo Papers, 1742, 1937-2000, 1950-1970, (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary)

Educator, historian.

From the description of Reminiscences of Russel Blaine Nye : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527688

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referencedIn Autograph File, V, 1476-1947. Houghton Library
referencedIn Theodore Roosevelt Collection: Books, pamphlets, periodicals, 18-- - <ongoing> Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Nye, Russel B. (Russel Blaine), 1913-1993. Russel B. Nye : file of biographical and miscellaneous clippings and papers. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
creatorOf Nye, Russel B. (Russel Blaine), 1913-1993. Reminiscences of Russel Blaine Nye : oral history, 1969. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Charles Brockden Brown Bicentennial Edition records, 1689-1995, 1917-1995 Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.
referencedIn Autograph File, V, 1476-1947. Houghton Library
referencedIn Modern Language Association of America, American Literature Section Papers, 1922-1999 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf J.E. Morpurgo Papers, 1742, 1937-2000, 1950-1970 Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
creatorOf Nye, Russel B. (Russel Blaine), 1913-1993. Russel B. Nye papers. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
creatorOf Nye, Russel B. (Russel Blaine), 1913-1993. Russel B. Nye collection. State Archive of Michigan
creatorOf Morpurgo, J. E. Papers, 1937-2000, 1950-1970. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960. Additional papers, 1880-1959 Houghton Library
referencedIn Dorson mss., 1925-1981 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Nye, Russel B. (Russel Blaine), 1913-1993. Correspondence with Van Wyck Brooks, 1934. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Kent State University. Institute for Bibliography and Editing. Charles Brockden Brown Bicentennial Edition records, 1689-1995 (bulk 1917-1995). Kent State University
creatorOf Nathan, Robert, 1894-1985. Hopwood Awards Collection, 1930- University of Michigan
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associatedWith Adair, Virginia, 1913- person
associatedWith Blunden, Edmund, 1896-1974 person
associatedWith Christ's Hospital (Horsham, England) corporateBody
associatedWith College of William and Mary corporateBody
associatedWith Democratic Business and Professional Committee of Michigan. corporateBody
associatedWith Democratic Party (Mich.). State Central Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Dorson, Richard Mercer, 1916-1981 person
associatedWith Forte, Charles, 1908- person
associatedWith Garraty, John A. (John Arthur), 1920-2007, person
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Kent State University. Institute for Bibliography and Editing corporateBody
associatedWith Kent State University. Institute for Bibliography and Editing. corporateBody
associatedWith Michigan State University corporateBody
correspondedWith Modern Language Association of America corporateBody
associatedWith Morpurgo, J. E. person
associatedWith Penguin (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Russel B. Nye Popular Culture Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Williams, G. Mennen, 1911-1988 person
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Birth 1913-02-17

Death 1993-09-02

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