Fairclough, H. Rushton (Henry Rushton), 1862-

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Professor of Classics, Greek and Classical Literature at Stanford (1893-1927; emeritus 1927-1938).

From the description of Henry Rushton Fairclough papers, 1886-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122354402

Professor of Latin, Stanford University; Red Cross worker in Switzerland and Montenegro, 1918-1920.

From the description of Henry Rushton Fairclough miscellaneous papers, 1914-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867585

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Henry Rushton Fairclough was born near Barrie, Ontairo, Canada on July 15, 1862. He graduated from the University of Toronto in 1883. He also received his M.A., Litt. D. from there. From Johns Hopkins he received his Ph. D. in 1896. He was a fellow in Classics (1883-84) and lecturer in Greek (1887-93) at University College, Toronto. He came to Stanford in 1893 as assoc. prof. in Classics, teaching Latin, then Greek and Classical Literature. He became professor emeritus in 1917.

He taught at numerous universities at their summer sessions, such as the University of California, and Harvard. In 1910-11 he taught at American School at Rome, Italy. He also lectured on Archaeology.

In 1918-19, he was with the American Red Gross relief work in berne, Switzetland, then to Montenegro in 1919-20 where he was decorated with the Serbian Red Gross, and also siven the Serbian Order of White Eagle, etc.

He wrote books on the classics and also in collaboration others, translated several of Virgil, Plantus etc. He became editor of Student's Series Latin Classics, editor of Art and Archaeology (1925), editor of complete works of Virgil, and the Andrea of Terence in 1901. He died in Palo Alto, California on February 12, 1938.

Organizations which Fairclough Supported:

1. Classical Assoc. of Atlantic States

2. Archaeological Institute of America

3. Authors' Club

4. School of American Archaeology

5. American Philogical Assoc.

6. League of Nations Assoc.

7. California Nen of Prominence, Ltd.

8. Peninsula Arts Assoc.

9. Society for Promotion of Hellenic Studies

10. A.R.A. Assoc.

From the guide to the Henry Rushton Fairclough papers, 1886-1937, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

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Professor of Latin, Stanford University; Red Cross worker in Switzerland and Montenegro, 1918-1920

From the guide to the Henry Rushton Fairclough miscellaneous papers, 1914-1920, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (bulk 1872-1921) Houghton Library
referencedIn Arthur Stanley Pease correspondence and compositions Houghton Library
referencedIn Stanford University, President's Office, Rhodes Scholarship Committee, records, 1904-1916 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford University. President's Office. Stanford University, President's Office, Rhodes scholarship committee records, 1904-1916. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Fairclough, H. Rushton (Henry Rushton), b. 1862. Henry Rushton Fairclough miscellaneous papers, 1914-1920. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Henry Rushton Fairclough miscellaneous papers, 1914-1920 Hoover Institution Archives.
creatorOf Fairclough, H. Rushton (Henry Rushton), b. 1862. Henry Rushton Fairclough papers, 1886-1937. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford University. Board of Trustees. Legal documents regarding the Henry Fairclough estate, 1938-1939. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Henry Rushton Fairclough papers, 1886-1937 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Henry Fairclough estate legal documents, 1938-1939 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Arthur Stanley Pease correspondence and compositions Houghton Library
referencedIn Stanford University Press archival book copies, 1900-2012 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith American National Red Cross. corporateBody
associatedWith Anderson, Melville Best, 1851-1933. person
associatedWith Branner, John Casper. person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith Hoover, Lou Henry, 1874-1944. person
associatedWith Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931. person
correspondedWith Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881- person
associatedWith Rowell, Chester H. person
associatedWith Stanford University. Board of Trustees. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Dept. of Classics corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. President's Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. President's Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
associatedWith Wheeler, Benjamin Ide, 1854-1927. person
associatedWith Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Montenegro
Subject
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief
World War, 1914-1918 Montenegro
International relief
World War, 1914-1918
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Birth 1862

Death 1938

English

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