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MacClintock, William D. Papers
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
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William D. MacClintock, professor of English. The William D. MacClintock Papers consist of two letters of introduction, a letter from Harry Pratt Judson to MacClintock, a telegram, and a photocopy of a poem by Mrs. MacClintock.
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William Darnall MacClintock was born on July 29, 1858 in Elizaville, Kentucky, the son of Alexander and Cornelia (Darnall) MacClintock. MacClintock received an A.B. from Kentucky Wesleyan College of Owensboro, Kentucky (1878) and an A.M. from Johns Hopkins University (1882). From 1892 to 1925 MacClintock was a professor of English at the University of Chicago. He was appointed professor emeritus in 1925. MacClintock married Lucia Porter Lander in 1886. The couple had four children—Lander, Paul, Hilda, and Elizabeth.
In 1908 and 1912, MacClintock was sent by the University of Chicago and the United States government to lecture to American teachers in the Philippines and to study their educational conditions. On both trips he sailed from San Francisco via Hawaii and Japan to the Philippines, stopping in China on the return trip.
MacClintock’s works include Some Paradoxes of the English Romantic Movement (1903) and Joseph Warton's Essay on Pope: A History of the Five Editions (1933).
William Darnall MacClintock died on April 21, 1936.
The William D. MacClintock Papers consist of two letters of introduction, a letter from Harry Pratt Judson to MacClintock, a telegram, and a photocopy of a poem by Mrs. MacClintock.
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