Sidney R. Packard

Fellow: Awarded 1929

Field of Study: Medieval History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 09-07-1893

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

Packard, Sidney Raymond:  Appointed to complete the preparation of a volume to be entitled “Norman Institutions in Transition, 1189–1226”; research principally in libraries and archives in Paris and in Normandy; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1929.

Born September 7, 1893, at Brockton, Massachusetts. Education:  Amherst College, A. B., 1915 (Roswell Dwight Hitchcock Fellow, 1915–16); Harvard University, A. M., 1916, Ph. D., 1921 (University Scholarship, 1915–16; Bayard Cutting Travelling Fellowship, 1919–20).

Teacher of French, 1914–15, Amherst High School; Assistant in History, 1916–17, Radcliffe College; Austin Teaching Fellow at Harvard University, 1917–18; Tutor in the Division of History, Government and Economics at Radcliffe College, 1917–18, 1920–21, at Harvard University, 1919; Instructor in History, 1920–21, Harvard University; Assistant Professor of History, 1921–24, Associate Professor, 1924—, Smith College; Instructor, Harvard University, Summer Sessions, 1921, 1925; Visiting Associate Professor of History, 1925–26, Amherst College.

Publications: “Miscellaneous Records of the Norman Exchequer, 1189–1204,” 1926; “Europe and the Church under Innocent III,” 1927. Articles in Harvard Theological Review, Law Quarterly Review; reviews in American Historical Review, Nation, Independent. Associate editor of the Berkshire Studies in European History, 1927—.