Louis R. Gottschalk

Louis R. Gottschalk

Fellow: Awarded 1928
Field of Study: French History
Fellow: Awarded 1954
Field of Study: French History

Competition: US & Canada

University of Chicago

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1928:

Gottschalk, Louis Reichental: Appointed to study the career and influence of General Lafayette in order to determine not so much his deeds as his influence on the several revolutionary movements with which he was associated, principally in French libraries and archives; tenure, twelve months from March 1, 1929.

Born February 21, 1899, at Brooklyn, New York. Education: Cornell University, A.B., 1919, M.A., 1920, Ph.D., 1921.

Assistant in History, 1918–21, Cornell University; Tutor in Latin, Cascadilla School, Ithaca, New York, 1921; Instructor in History, 1921–23, University of Illinois; Assistant Professor of History, 1923–25, Associate Professor, 1925–27, University of Louisville; Associate Professor of History, 1927—, University of Chicago; Lecturer in History, Summer Schools, Cornell University, 1924, University of Minnesota, 1926; Associate Editor, The History Quarterly of the Filson Club, 1926—.

Publications: A series of seven booklets on the French Revolution and Napoleon in the Little Blue Book Series of the Haldeman-Julius Company, 1923-25; “Jean Paul Marat: A study in Radicalism,” 1927; articles and reviews in Sewanee Review, La Révolution Française, Nation, Educational Review, Political Science Quarterly, American Printer, South Atlantic Quarterly, Annales Historiques de la Révolutin Française, History Quarterly of the Filson Club, American Historical Review.


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