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American Academy of Arts and Sciences


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American Academy of Arts and Sciences

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

SEDGWICK, Henry Dwight (1861 - 1957), Essayist and Historian; Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters; Member of Massachusetts Historical Society

WOODBERRY, George Edward (1855 - 1930), Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and of American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Professor of Comparative Literature, retired

PHELPS, William Lyon (1865 - 1943), Lampson Professor of English Literature, Yale, 1901–33; late Public Orator, Yale University; Member of American Academy of Arts and Letters; Member of American Philosophical Society; Fellow American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow American Geographical Society

WARREN, Robert Penn (1905 - 1989), writer; US Poet Laureate, 1986–87; Member of: American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters; American Philosophical Society; American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Professor of English, Yale University, 1962–73, now Emeritus

MACDONELL, Arthur Anthony (1854 - 1930), Emeritus Professor of Sanskrit, Oxford University; Hon. Fellow of Balliol College; Hon. Fellow of CCC; Fellow of the Royal Danish Academy; Hon. Member of the American Oriental Society, and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

CODY, Henry John (1868 - 1951), Hon. Fellow of Toronto Academy of Medicine, 1937; Fellow Canadian and American Geographical Societies and Polish Institute of Arts and Science

ROTCH, Abbott Lawrence (1861 - 1912), Professor of Meteorology at Harvard University; librarian of American Academy of Arts and Sciences; trustee of several educational institutions in Boston

ROSS, (William) David (1877 - 1971), Member American Philosophical Society, Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques, and American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Provost of Oriel College, Oxford, 1929–47; Vice-Chancellor, 1941–44; Pro-Vice-Chancellor, 1944–47

PEVSNER, Nikolaus (Bernhard Leon) (1902 - 1983), Hon. Academician, Accademia di Belle Arti, Venice; Hon. Fellow, Royal Scottish Academy; Hon. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Hon. Fellow, Akademie der Wissenschaften Göttingen; Emeritus Professor of History of Art, Birkbeck College, University of London

BUCKLAND, William Warwick (1859 - 1946), Ames Prize, Harvard, 1922; Corresponding Foreign Member of the Academy of the Institute of Bologna, 1928; Associate Member of the Royal Academy of Belgium, 1929; Foreign Hon. Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1938; President of Gonville and Caius College, since 1923; Regius Professor of Civil Law, Cambridge University, 1914–45

REGAN, Charles Tate (1878 - 1943), Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Royal Danish Academy; Honorary Member of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society, and of Soc. Cent. d’Aquiculture de France; Corresponding Member of Senckenbergische Gesellschaft, Frankfurt am-Main, and of the American Museum of Natural History, New York; Académico honorario, University of La Plata

JACKSON, Henry (1839 - 1921), Regius Professor of Greek, Cambridge, since 1906; Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, since 1864, Vice-Master, 1914–19; Foreign hon. member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

FOAKES-JACKSON, Frederick John (1855 - 1941), Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences; Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge, since 1886; Briggs Professor of Christian Institutions Union Theological Seminary, New York, 1916–34 now Emeritus

CONSTABLE, William George (1887 - 1976), Curator of Paintings, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 1938–57; late Director, Courtauld Institute of Art, London University; Barrister-at-law; Chevalier, Legion of Honour; Commendatore of Crown of Italy; Corresponding Member, Academy of Fine Arts, Brussels; Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres; Hon. Phi Beta Kappa; Fellow: American Academy of Arts and Sciences; International Institute for Conservation of Museum Objects (President 1958); Hon. Fellow, St John’s College, Cambridge, 1956

DODDS, Eric Robertson (1893 - 1979), Corresponding Member of Academia Sinica, Bavarian Academy, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Membre de l’Institut de France; Hon. Fellow, University College, Oxford; Hon. Student of Christ Church, Oxford; Regius Professor of Greek, University of Oxford, 1936–60

PERKIN, William Henry (1860 - 1929), Waynflete Professor of Chemistry since 1912, and Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford; Corresponding Member of the Academies of Bavaria and Göttingen; member of the Royal Society of Upsala; Correspondent of the Institute of France; Hon. Fellow of the Royal Society of Edin.; Foreign Honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Belgian Academy of Medicine

 

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Scholarly society of about 1800 elected Fellows, founded in 1780, and representing all areas of learning. It holds frequent meetings at which papers are delivered, makes some grants, publishes Daedalus, a quarterly journal, and since 1956 has annually presented its Emerson-Thoreau Medal for distinguished achievement in literature. Its headquarters have always been in or near Boston.

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