David Harris Willson

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: British History

Fellow: Awarded 1943

Field of Study: British History

Fellow: Awarded 1948

Field of Study: British History

Fellow: Awarded 1963

Field of Study: British History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 05-18-1901

Died: 12-11-1973

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.

 

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