Eugene H. Byrne

Eugene H. Byrne

Fellow: Awarded 1930
Field of Study: Medieval History

Competition: US & Canada

Education: University of Wisconsin

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

Byrne, Eugene Hugh:  Appointed for the preparation of a book on commercial custom and practice in the Middle Ages; research chiefly in archives of Genoa and Marseilles; tenure, six months from March 10, 1930.

Born November 16, 1882, at Baraboo, Wisconsin. Education: University of Wisconsin, B.L., 1903, Ph.D., 1915 (Teaching Fellowship, 1909–10). Harrison Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 1910–11.

Instructor in Medieval History, 1911–12, Amherst College; Instructor, 1912–15, Assistant Professor of History, 1915–18, Associate Professor, 1918–22, Professor, 1922—, University of Wisconsin.

Publications: “The Genoese Colonies in Syria,” in The Crusades and Other Essays, 1928. Articles in Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of the American Oriental Society, American Historical Review.

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