Hyder Edward Rollins

Hyder Edward Rollins

Fellow: Awarded 1926
Field of Study: English Literature

Competition: US & Canada

New York University

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:

Rollins, Hyder Edward: Appointed to study and edit for publication the remaining unpublished ballads of the Pepysian Collection of broadside ballads; tenure, twelve months from June 15, 1926.

Born November 8, 1889, at Abilene, Texas. Education: Southwestern University, A.B., 1910; University of Texas, M.A., 1912; Johns Hopkins University, 1914–15; Harvard University, M.A., 1916; Ph.D., 1917, Shattuck Scholarship and Sheldon Traveling Fellowship, Harvard University.

Instructor in English, University of Texas, 1912–14; Assistant in English, Johns Hopkins University, 1914–15; Assistant Professor of English, 1920–21, Associate Professor, 1921–24, Professor, 1924–26, New York University; Professor of English, Harvard University, 1926—.

Publications: “Old English Ballads, 1553–1625, Chiefly from Manuscripts,” 1920; “A Pepysian Garland: Black-Letter Broadside Ballads Chiefly from the Collection of Samuel Pepys,” 1922; “Cavalier and Puritan: Ballads and Broadsides Illustrating the Period of the Great Rebellion,” 1923; “A Handful of Pleasant Delights (1584) by Clement Robinson and Divers Others,” 1924; “An Analytical Index to the Ballad-Entries in the Registers of the Company of Stationers of London, 1557–1709,” 1924; “A Gorgeous Gallery of Gallant Inventions (1578) by Thomas Proctor and Others,” 1926; articles in Modern Language Notes, Modern Philology, Journal of American Folk-Lore, Journal of English and Germanic Philology, Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Modern Language Review, Studies in Philology, Notes and Queries.

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