Howard P. Vincent papers 1921-1985


Howard P. Vincent papers, 1921-1985

Howard P. Vincent papers 1921-1985

Howard P. Vincent was a professor of English at Kent State University from 1961 to 1975, and an authority on the works of Herman Melville and Honore Daumier. The Howard P. Vincent papers include materials pertaining to his research on Melville and Daumier, along with other significant works.


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Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879 (person)

French artist. From the description of Letters received, 1848-1878, with commentary by Arsene Alexandre. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83858243 In French. From the description of Autographed charcoal drawing, ca. 1860-1870. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155888490 French caricaturist. From the description of Bill, 18-- (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80549524 ...

Vincent, Howard Paton, 1904-.... (person)

Howard P. Vincent was born in Galesburg, Ill. on October 4, 1904. He earned a bachelor of arts degree from Oberlin College, followed by a master of arts and a doctoral degree from Harvard University. Vincent taught English at West Virginia University, Hillsdale College, and Illinois Institute of Technology before arriving at Kent State University in 1961. He taught at Kent State for fourteen years, in 1968 becoming one of the first KSU faculty to earn the rank of University Professor. Shortly af...

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 (person)

Herman Melville (b. Aug. 1, 1819, NY, NY–d. Sept. 28, 1891, NY, NY) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period. His best known works include Typee (1846) and his whaling novel Moby-Dick (1851). His writing draws on his experience at sea as a common sailor, exploration of literature and philosophy, and engagement in the contradictions of American society in a period of rapid change. He developed a complex, baroque style; the vocabulary is rich and or...

Kent state university (corporateBody)

The 20th Commemoration of the Kent State shootings, held in 1990, remains one of the largest-attended of all the annual gatherings. Preparations had begun a few years in advance, culminating in the creation of the May 4 20th Anniversary Commission, at the behest of President Michael Schwartz, in 1989. The Commission's recommendations included the establishment of a platform party and a list of speakers and events. In addition, the May 4 Memorial, designed by Bruno Ast, was formally dedicated at ...