Townsend Scudder III

Fellow: Awarded 1943

Field of Study: U.S. History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 08-27-1900

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

SCUDDER, TOWNSEND, III.  Appointed for the writing of a biographical history of the town of Concord, Massachusetts, from its founding in 1935 to the present; tenure, twelve months from June 15, 1943. 

Born August 27, 1900, at Glenwood, New York.  Education:  Yale University, B.A., 1923, Ph.D., 1933.

Instructor in English, 1924–31, Yale University; Assistant Professor of English, 1931–40, Associate Professor, 1940—, Swarthmore College.

Publications:  The Lonely Wayfaring Man; Emerson and Some Englishmen, 1936; Jane Welsh Carlyle, 1939. Articles in American Literature, American Scholar, Saturday Review of Literature, Publications of the Modern Language Association. Editor of Letters of Jane Welsh Carlyle to Joseph Neuberg, 1931.