Holden Furber

Fellow: Awarded 1937

Field of Study: British History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 03-13-1903

Died: 01-19-1993

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

FURBER, HOLDEN: Appointed for the preparation of a work to be entitled “The consolidation of British power in India, 1783–1815”; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1937.

Born March 13, 1903, at Boston, Massachusetts.  Education:  Harvard University, A.B., 1923, Ph.D., 1929 (Henry Russell Shaw Travelling Fellow, 1923–24); University of Oxford, B.A., 1925, M.A., 1930.

Instructor in History and Tutor, 1927–36, Harvard University.

Publications:  Henry Dundas, First Viscount Melville, 1742–1811, 1931; The Private Record of an Indian Governor-Generalship: The Correspondence of Sir John Shore . . . 1793–98, 1933.  Articles in American Historical Review, Journal of Modern History, Hispanic American Historical Review.