Henry Donaldson Jordan

Henry Donaldson Jordan

Fellow: Awarded 1930
Field of Study: English Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Dartmouth College

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

Jordan, Henry Donaldson:  Appointed to study the English newspaper press mainly during the years 1853–65, principally at the British Museum; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1930.

Born June 5, 1897, at Chicago, Illinois. Education: Harvard University, A.B., 1918, Ph.D., 1925 (Bayard Cutting Fellow, 1922–23). Awarded the Toppan Prize of Harvard University, 1925, for “the best doctoral thesis of the year upon a subject in Political Science.”

Instructor and tutor in the Division of History, Government and Economics, 1923–25, Harvard University; Assistant Professor of History, 1925—, Dartmouth College.

Publications: Articles in the Mississippi Valley Historical Review, Political Science Quarterly, South Atlantic Quarterly. 

Son: Winthrop D. Jordan, Guggenheim Fellow in U.S. History, 1966

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