Chubb, Percival, 1860-1960

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Leader of St. Louis Ethical Society; editor of THE ETHICAL STANDARD; educator and educational reformer.

From the description of Papers, 1911-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155488824

Born 1860; educated at the Stationers' School, London; entered the civil service, 1878, in the legal department of the Local Government Board; established a correspondence society for manuscript exchange called the MS Club, [1881]; member of the Progressive Association, 1882; founder member of the Fabian Society, 1884; joined the London branch of the Fellowship of the New Life, an intellectual discussion and study group dedicated to developing models of alternative societies, 1884-1889; member of the Ethical Society, 1886; emigrated to the USA, 1889; Lecturer at Thomas Davidson's School of the Cultural Sciences, Farmington, Connecticut; Lecturer, Brooklyn Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1890-1892; Head of English, Brooklyn Manual Training High School, 1893-1897; Principal of the Second Grade, New York Society's Ethical Culture School, 1897; Lecturer at the Pratt Institute and New York University, New York; Associate Leader, Society for Ethical Culture of New York, [1897-1910]; married his second wife, Anna Sheldon, the widow of Walter Sheldon, the founder of the St Louis Ethical Society; Leader of the St Louis Ethical Society, 1911-1932; President, Drama League of America, 1915-1920; retired 1932; President of the American Ethical Union, 1934-1939; died 1960. Publications: editor of Dryden's Palamon and Arcite; or the Knight's Tale from Chaucer (New York, 1908); On the religious frontier: from an outpost of ethical religion (Macmillan Co, New York, 1931); The teaching of English in the elementary and secondary school (Macmillan Co, new York, 1902); introduction to Select writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1888); editor of Essays of Montaigne (1893).

From the guide to the CHUBB, Percival Ashley, 1860-1960, Fabian, 1860-[1984], (British Library of Political and Economic Science)

Percival Chubb, director of English in the Ethical Culture School, New York City and lecturer at New York University.

From the description of Letter to Miss Underhill, 1915 June 11. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 60494331

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referencedIn Davidson, Thomas, 1840-1900. Thomas Davidson papers, 1857-1948 (inclusive), 1857-1902 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Chubb, Percival, 1860-1960. Papers, 1911-1960. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Chubb, Percival, 1860-1960. Letter to Miss Underhill, 1915 June 11. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf CHUBB, Percival Ashley, 1860-1960, Fabian, 1860-[1984] British Library of Political and Economic Science
creatorOf Chubb, Percival, 1860-1960. Letter, 1937, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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associatedWith Adler, Felix, 1851-1933 person
associatedWith American Ethical Union corporateBody
associatedWith Brooklyn Society of Ethical Culture corporateBody
associatedWith Carpenter, Edward, 1844-1929 person
associatedWith Chubb family. family
associatedWith Chubb, Robert Walston, 1894-1977 person
associatedWith Chubb Robert Walston d 1977 person
associatedWith Davidson, Thomas, 1840-1900. person
associatedWith Dircks, William, fl 1877-1924 person
associatedWith Elliott, John Lovejoy, 1868-1942. person
associatedWith Ellis, Henry Havelock, 1859-1939 person
associatedWith Ethical Culture School, New York corporateBody
associatedWith Ethical Society corporateBody
associatedWith Ethical Society of St Louis corporateBody
associatedWith Fabian Society corporateBody
associatedWith Fellowship of the New Life corporateBody
associatedWith MacKenzie, Norman, fl 1939-1986 person
associatedWith Moore, Robert, fl 1876-1927 person
associatedWith MS Club corporateBody
associatedWith Pioneer Club corporateBody
associatedWith Progressive Association corporateBody
associatedWith Rhys, Ernest Percival, 1859-1946 person
associatedWith Saint Louis Ethical Society (Saint Louis, Mo.) corporateBody
associatedWith Schreiner, Olive Emilie Albertina, 1855-1920 person
associatedWith Smith, George Dyke, fl 1876-1927 person
associatedWith Sonneck, Oscar George Theodore, 1873-1928. person
associatedWith Walston, Louise, d 1905 person
associatedWith Webb, Sidney James, 1859-1947, 1st Baron Passfield, social reformer and historian person
Place Name Admin Code Country
St Louis USA North America
London England
Brooklyn USA North America
New York USA North America
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Ethical culture movement


Birth 1860

Death 1960



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