As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:
WILLSON, DAVID HARRIS: Appointed for the preparation of a biography of James I, King of Scotland; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1941.
Born May 18, 1901, in Philadelphia. Education: Haverford College, B.S., 1921; Cornell University, Ph.D., 1925. Social Science Research Council Fellow, in England, 1932–33.
Instructor in History, 1924–30, Assistant Professor, 1930–40, Associate Professor, 1940—, University of Minnesota. Assistant Professor of History, University of Chicago, Summer, 1931, Duke University, Summer, 1936.
Publications: The Parliamentary Diary of Robert Bowyer, 1606–1607, 1931; The Privy Councilors in the Hours of Commons, 1604–1629, 1940. Articles and reviews in American Historical Review, Journal of Modern History, Saturday Review of Literature, Yale Review.