Charles W. Jones

Charles W. Jones

Fellow: Awarded 1939
Field of Study: Medieval Literature
Fellow: Awarded 1945
Field of Study: Medieval Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Cornell University

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

JONES, CHARLES WILLIAMS:  Appointed for studies of the state of knowledge of the physical sciences in the early Middle Ages, in particular as revealed in the scientific works of the Venerable Bede; tenure, twelve months from August 15, 1939.

Born September 23, 1905, at Lincoln, Nebraska.  Education:  Oberlin College, B.A., 1926; Cornell University, M.A., 1930, Ph.D., 1932. Fellow, American Council of Learned Societies, 1935–36.

Instructor in English, 1932–35, Oberlin College; Instructor in English, 1936–38, Assistant Professor, 1938—, Cornell University.

Publications:  Materials for an Edition of Bede’s “DeTemporum Ratione,” 1932; Bedae Pseudepigraphia: Scientific Writings Falsely Attributed to Bede, 1939. Articles in Classical Review, Speculum, Isis, English Historical Review, Medium Aevum, Thought, Sewanee Review.



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