Owen Lattimore

Owen Lattimore

Fellow: Awarded 1930

Field of Study: East Asian Studies

Fellow: Awarded 1932

Field of Study: East Asian Studies

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 07-29-1900

Died: 05-31-1989

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

Lattimore, Owen:  Appointed to gather materials in Central Asia for a book to be entitled “Frontiers of Inner Asia,” dealing with present conditions in Manchuria and Chinese Turkistan with special reference to their historical and geographical background; tenure, twelve months from October 1, 1930.

Born July 29, 1900, at Washington, D.C. Education: College Classique Cantonak, Lausanne, 1913–14; St. Bees School, Cumberland, England, 1915–19.

Editorial staff, Peking & Tientsin Times, 1920–21; Arnhold & Co., Tientsin and Peking, 1921–26.

Publications: “The Desert Road to Turkestan,” 1929. Articles in Asia, La Géographie, North American Review, Geographical Journal, National Geographic, and other publications.