Party affiliation: Republican
- English, Yale, 1926-1930, assistant professor, 1931-1940, associate professor, 1940-1948, professor, 1948-1965, Bodman professor, 1952-1965, director humanities, 1956-1959, Board of Governors Yale Press, 1958-1974.
Author: Literary Career of Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1936. Editor: Portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1952. The Age of Johnson, 1949.
New Light on Doctor Johnson, 1959. Member editorial board Yale edits. Samuel Johnson’s Works, Private Papers of James Boswell.
Co-editor From Sensibility to Romanticism, 1965.
Born June 1, 1900