Donald G. Barnes

Fellow: Awarded 1928

Field of Study: British History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 05-21-1892

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1928:

Barnes, Donald Grove: Appointed to prepare a Life of Henry Pelham, emphasizing the part played by Pelham in the administration of Walpole and the significance in English history of his own ministry from 1743 to 1754, principally in the British Museum and the Public Record Office, London; tenure, twelve months from August 15, 1928.

Born May 21, 1892, at Albion, Nebraska. Education: University of Nebraska, A.B., 1915; Harvard University, M.A., 1917, Ph.D., 1924. Harvard Scholarship, 1915–16; Thayer Fellowship, Harvard University, 1916–17; Harrison Fellowship in History, University of Pennsylvania, 1917–18; Bayard Cutting Traveling Fellowship, Harvard University, 1920–21; Parker Traveling Fellowship, Harvard University, 1921–22.

Instructor in History, Milton Academy, Milton, Massachusetts, 1918–20; Assistant Professor of History, 1922–26, Professor, 1926, University of Oregon; Assistant Professor of History, University of Minnesota, summers, 1923 and 1926.