Stanley Thomas Williams

Fellow: Awarded 1935

Field of Study: American Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 10-25-1888

Died: 02-05-1956

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

WILLIAMS, STANLEY THOMAS:  Appointed for the preparation of an edition, with final text, notes, bibliographies and introductions of the collected letters of Nathaniel Hawthorne; tenure, six months from February 1, 1936.

Born October 25, 1888, at Meriden, Connecticut. Education: Yale University, B.A., 1911, M.A., Ph.D., 1915; Sorbonne, 1911–12.

Instructor in English, 1915–20, Assistant Professor, 1920–26, Associate Professor, 1926–32, Professor, 1932—, Yale University.

Publications:  The American Spirit in Letters, 1926; Courses in Reading in American Literature, 1920 (with N. F. Adkins); American Literature, 1933; The Life of Washington Irving, 1935;  A Bibliography of the Writings of Washington Irving, 1936 (with M. A. Edge). Editor, Sketches of Eighteenth Century America, 1925 (with H. L. Bourdin and R. H. Gabriel); Washington Irving’s A History of New York, 1927 (with Tremaine McDowell); Irving’s Notes While Preparing the Sketch Book, 1817, 1927; Irving’s Letters from Sunnyside and Spain, 1928. Articles in American Speech, Yale Review, Journal of English and Germanic Philology, Modern Philology, Modern Language Notes, Publications of the Modern Language Association, North American Review.