Dorothy Stimson

Fellow: Awarded 1929

Field of Study: British History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 10-10-1890

Died: 09-19-1988

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1929–30:

Stimson, Dorothy:  Appointed to study the relation of ecclesiasticism in England to the scientific thought of the 17th and early 18th centuries; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1929. (Postponed to September 1, 1930.)

Born October 10, 1890, at St. Louis, Missouri. Education: Vassar College, A. B., 1912; Columbia University, A. M., 1913, Ph. D., 1917.

Teacher, 1913–14, Tudor Hall School; Part-time Instructor in History, Vassar College, February–June, 1917; Dean of Women and Professor of History, 1917–21, Transylvania College; Dean and Associate Professor of History, 1921—, Goucher College.

Publications: “The Gradual Acceptance of the Copernican Theory of the Universe,” 1917.