Craig R. Thompson

Fellow: Awarded 1942

Field of Study: Renaissance History

Fellow: Awarded 1954

Field of Study: Renaissance History

Fellow: Awarded 1955

Field of Study: Renaissance History

Fellow: Awarded 1968

Field of Study: Renaissance History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 06-25-1911

Died: 10-04-1996

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

THOMPSON, CRAIG RINGWALT.  Appointed for the preparation of a scholarly edition, with introduction and commentary, of the Bailey translation of Erasmus’ Colloquia Familiaria; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1942.

Born June 25, 1911, Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  Education:  Dickinson College, A.B., 1933; Princeton University, A.M., 1935, Ph.D., 1937 (University Fellow, 1935–37).

Instructor in English, 1937—, Cornell University.

Publications:  The Translations of Lucian by Erasmus and St. Thomas More, 1940. Articles in Philological Quarterly, English Studies, Classical Journal, Classical Philology.


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