Competition: US & Canada
Education: Smith College
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:
ARVIN, NEWTON: Appointed for the writing of a book on Walt Whitman in this relation to the political, cultural, and intellectual history of the United States in his lifetime; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1935.
Born August 23, 1900, at Valparaiso, Indiana. Education: Harvard University, A.B., 1921.
Instructor in English, 1922–27, Assistant Professor of English, 1927–33, Associate Professor of English, 1933—, Smith College; Associate Editor, 1925-26, The Living Age.
Publications: Hawthorne, 1929; The Heart of Hawthorne’s Journal, 1929. Articles in Freeman, Sewanee Review, New Freeman, Hound & Horn, Bookman, Nation, New Republic, Modern Quarterly, Current History. HH