John Spencer Bassett


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(1867–1928), founder of the South Atlantic Quarterly (1902) and professor of American history at Trinity College (1892–1906) and Smith College (1906–28). His works include The Writings of Colonel William Byrd (1901), The Federalist System (1906), Life of Andrew Jackson (1911), The Middle Group of American Historians (1917), and The Southern Plantation Overseer As Revealed in His Letters (1925).

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.