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Elbert Benton Op’Teynde Borgerhoff

Elbert Benton Op’Teynde Borgerhoff, American educator.

Background

  • Borgerhoff, Elbert Benton Op’Teynde was born on June 17, 1908 in Cleveland. Son of Joseph Leopold and Elisabeth (Guerard) Borgerhoff.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1930, Doctor of Philosophy., 1934.

    Career

    • Faculty Princeton, 1930-1968, successively instructor department romance langs. and literature, assistant professor, associate professor, professor, 1952-1968, director Christian Gauss seminars in criticism, 1952-1957, 65-66, Class of 1900 professor French, 1956-1968. Author: Liberal Theory and Practice in the French Theatre, 1680-1757, 1936. The Freedom of French Classicism, 1950, 2d edition., 1968.

      Contributor articles periodicals. Home: Princeton New Jersey.

    Works

    • Author: Liberal Theory and Practice in the French Theatre, 1680-1757, 1936. The Freedom of French Classicism, 1950, 2d edition., 1968. Contributor articles periodicals.

    Connections

    • Married Cornelia Cuyler Newlin, June 14, 1947. Children: Jane Cuyler, Elisabeth Guerard, Ledlie Newlin.
    • father: Joseph Leopold Borgerhoff
    • mother: Elisabeth (Guerard) Borgerhoff
    • spouse: Cornelia Cuyler Newlin
    • children: Jane Cuyler Borgerhoff
    • Elisabeth Guerard Borgerhoff
    • Ledlie Newlin Borgerhoff
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    Born June 17, 1908
    Died June 30, 1968
    (aged 60)
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