Gustavus Myers

Gustavus Myers

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: General Nonfiction

Fellow: Awarded 1942

Field of Study: General Nonfiction

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 03-20-1872

Died: 12-07-1942

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

MYERS, GUSTAVUS:  Appointed for the preparation of a book on the sources of bigotry in the United States; tenure, twelve months from April 1, 1941

Born March 20, 1872, Trenton, New Jersey.

Publications:  History of Public Franchises in New York City, 1900; History of Tammany Hall, 1901, 1917; History of the Great American Fortunes, 1910; Beyond the Borderline of Life, 1910; History of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1912; History of Canadian Wealth, 1914; German Myth, 1918; Ye Olden Blue Laws, 1921; The History of American Idealism, 1925; America Strikes Back, 1935; The Ending of Hereditary American Fortunes, 1939.