John T. Lanning

John T. Lanning

Fellow: Awarded 1930
Field of Study: Iberian and Latin American History

Competition: US & Canada

Duke University

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

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1930

Fellow from the United States to Latin America:

Lanning, John Tate:  Appointed to complete, in various Mexican and South American libraries, a study of the universities of the Hispanic colonies of the New World, with special reference to their place in the development of the Hispanic-American mind and culture, and in the preliminaries of the wars of independence; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1930.

Born 1903, at Lexington, North Carolina. Education: Trinity College, A.B., 1924; University of California, M.A., 1925, Ph.D., 1928 (Native Sons of the Golden West Travelling Fellowship in Pacific Coast History, 1926–27).

Instructor in History, 1927—, Duke University.

Publications: Articles in The Archive, The Georgia Historical Quarterly, Hispanic-American Historical Review, Historical Outlook.

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