Helen Constance White

Fellow: Awarded 1928

Field of Study: English Literature

Fellow: Awarded 1930

Field of Study: English Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-26-1896

Died: 06-07-1967

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1928:

White, Helen Constance: Appointed for a study of the mystical elements in the religious poetry of seventeenth century England; principally in the British Museum, the Bodleian Library and the Library of Cambridge University; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1928.

Born November 26, 1896, at New Haven, Connecticut. Education: Radcliffe College, A.B., 1916, A.M., 1917; University of Wisconsin, Ph.D., 1924.

Assistant in English, Smith College, 1917–19; Instructor in English, 1919–25, Assistant Professor of English, 1925—, University of Wisconsin.

Publications: “Matthew Arnold and Goethe,” in Publications of the Modern Language Association, Vol. XXXVI, 1921; “The Mysticism of William Blake,” 1927.