Richard A. Newhall

Fellow: Awarded 1930

Field of Study: Medieval Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 06-12-1888

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

Newhall, Richard Ager:  Appointed for research into the military and financial phases of the latter part of the Hundred Years’ War, in English and French archives; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1930.

Born June 12, 1888, at Minneapolis, Minnesota. Education: University of Minnesota, B.A., 1910, M.A., 1911; Harvard University, M.A., 1914, Ph.D., 1917 (Townsend Scholar, 1911–12; Austin Teaching Fellow, 1912–14; Parker Travelling Fellow, 1914–15).

Instructor and Tutor in History, 1915–17, 1919, Harvard University; Instructor and Assistant Professor of History, 1919–24, Yale University; Professor of European History, 1924—, Williams College; Lecturer in History, Summer Sessions: University of Minnesota, 1924; Harvard University, 1925. Editor of The Berkshire Studies in European History.

Publications: “The English Conquest of Normandy, 1416–1424. A Study in Fifteenth Century Warfare,” 1924; “The Crusades,” 1928. Articles in The Historical Outlook, The Catholic Historical Review, The Military Historian and Economist, The English Historical Review, Haskins Anniversary Essays.