Lewis Perry Curtis

Lewis Perry Curtis

Fellow: Awarded 1942
Field of Study: British History

Competition: US & Canada

Yale University

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

CURTIS, LEWIS PERRY.  Appointed for the preparation of a collection of letters illustrative of institutions at work in 18th century England; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1942.

Born November 30, 1900, Southport, Connecticut.  Education:  Yale University, B.A., 1923, Ph.D., 1926. American Council of Learned Societies Fellow, 1931–32; Jonathan Edwards College Fellow, 1933; Paskus Fellow, Yale University, 1941–42.

Instructor in English, 1927–31, Instructor in History, 1933–36, Assistant Professor of History, 1938—, Yale University.

Publications:  The Politicks of Laurence Sterne, 1929; Letters of Laurence Sterne, 1935. Articles in Publications of the Modern Language Association, Times Literary Supplement.

Son: Lewis Perry Curtis Jr., Guggenheim Fellow in British History, 1969

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