Hendrickson, G. L. (George Lincoln), 1865-

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George Lincoln Hendrickson was born on May 15, 1865 in Winchester, Illinois. He was a classicist, philologist, and educator. Hendrickson died on December 18, 1963, at the age of ninety-eight. Hendrickson attended Johns Hopkins University (B.A., 1877) and studied at Bonn and Berlin. He was a professor of classics, specializing in Latin at several institutions. His longest service was at Yale University, as a professor (1908-1933), chairman of the Department of Classics (1912-1919; 1925-1933), lecturer (1933-1938), and professor emeritus (1933-1963). Hendrickson married Marian Vaux in 1897.

From the description of George Lincoln Hendrickson papers, 1886-1962 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165656

George Lincoln Hendrickson was born on May 15, 1865 in Winchester, Illinois. He was a classicist, philologist, and educator. Hendrickson died on December 18, 1963, at the age of ninety-eight. Hendrickson attended Johns Hopkins University (B.A., 1877) and studied at Bonn and Berlin. He was a professor of classics, specializing in Latin at several institutions. His longest service was at Yale University, as a professor (1908-1933), chairman of the Department of Classics (1912-1919; 1925-1933), lecturer (1933-1938), and professor emeritus (1933-1963). Hendrickson married Marian Vaux in 1897.

GEORGE LINCOLN HENDRICKSON, 1865-1963

George Lincoln Hendrickson was born on May 15, 1865, in Winchester, Illinois. He was a classicist, philologist, and educator. He died on December 18, 1963, at the age of ninety-eight.

Hendrickson attended Johns Hopkins University (B.A. 1887) and studied at Bonn and Berlin. He was a professor of classics, specializing in Latin, at several institutions. His longest service was at Yale University, as professor (1908-1933), chairman of the Department of Classics (1912-1919, 1925-1933), lecturer (1933-1938), and professor emeritus (1933-1963). Hendrickson married Marion Vaux in 1897.

Chronological History

1865 born May 15, Winchester, Illinois, son of Rev. William A. and Ada M.(French) Hendrickson

1887 received Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University

1888-1889 studied at Bonn and Berlin, Germany

1889-1891, 1889-1896, 1897-1907 professor of Latin, Colorado College, University of Wisconsin, University of Chicago

1897 married Marion Vaux

1908-1909 professor of Latin language and literature, Yale University

1909-1912 Lampson Professor of Latin language and literature, Yale University

1912-1933 Lampson Professor of Latin and Greek literature, Yale University

1912-1919, 1925-1933 chairman, Department of Classics, Yale University

1913-1914, 1919-1920 Acting director, director, American School of Classical Studies in Rome

1921-1922 Sather Professor of classical literature, University of California

1931-1932 lecturer in classical literature, Harvard University

1933-1963 professor emeritus, Yale University

1933-1938 lecturer in classics, Yale University

1933-1948, 1948-1963 fellow, associate fellow of Branford College, Yale University

1936 president, American Philological Association

1963 died December 18

From the guide to the George Lincoln Hendrickson papers, 1886-1962, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Relation Name
associatedWith Allen, James Turney, b. 1873 person
associatedWith Cumont, Franz Valery Marie, 1868-1947. person
associatedWith Dimock, George Edward, 1891- person
associatedWith Fitz-Hugh, Thomas, 1862-1957. person
associatedWith Gildersleeve, Basil L. (Basil Lanneau), 1831-1924. person
associatedWith Harrison, Ross G. (Ross Granville), 1870-1959. person
correspondedWith Pease, Arthur Stanley, 1881- person
associatedWith Rostovtzeff, Michael Ivanovitch, 1870-1952. person
associatedWith Torrey, Charles Cutler, 1863-1956. person
associatedWith Warren, Minton, 1850-1907. person
associatedWith Yale University corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. Dept. of Classics. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. President's Office. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Latin literature--Addresses, essays, lectures
Latin literature
Classical education
Occupation
Educators
Activity

Person

Birth 1865-05-15

Death 1963-12-18

Americans

English

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