Merle Curti

Merle Curti

Fellow: Awarded 1929
Field of Study: U.S. History

Competition: US & Canada

Smith College

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

Curti, Merle Eugene: Appointed to investigate the inter-relations between American and Eruopean pacifism during the period 1860–1914, preparatory to writing a book on the history of the Peace Movement, 1860–1914, chiefly in London and Geneva; tenure, twelve months from June 15, 1929.

Born September 15, 1897, at Papillon, Nebraska. Education: Harvard University, A. B., 1920, A. M., 1921, Ph. D., 1927 (George W. Dilloway Fellowship, 1920–21; Edward Austin Fellowship, 1922–23; Sheldon Travelling Fellowship, 1924–25).

Instructor in History and Political Science, 1921–22, Beloit College; Instructor in History, 1923–24, Simmons College; Assistant Professor of History, 1925–27, Associate Professor, 1928—, Smith College; Clark University Summer School, 1927, 1928.

Publications: “The Beginnings of the Peace Movement,” 1929; “Austria and the United States, 1848–1852,” Smith College Studies in History, ix, 3, 1926. Articles and reviews in the <i style="mso-bidi-font-style:

normal;”>American Historical Review, New England Quarterly, Historical Outlook, Sewanee Review, South Atlantic Quarterly, Advocate of Peace; contributor to Dictionary of American Biography and Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences.

Pulitzer Prize, History, 1944

Pulitzer Prize, History, 1944
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