1 daughter, Shirley Jo. Instructor in English, U. Kentucky, 1927-1930. Member of faculty University of Michigan, 1930-1974, Professor of English, 1948-1974, acting department chairman, summers, 1957, 69, chairman program in American culture, 1952-1969.
Visiting Professor of English, University of Minnesota, summer 1949, Northern Michigan U., summers 1945, 53, 61.
Author: Boyhood Dreams (poems), 1917. James Branch Cabell in Twayne United States Author Series, 1962. The Sons of Ben: Jonsonian Comedy in Caroline England, 1967.
Editor: American Literature. An Anthology and Critical Survey, 2 vols. (with John T. Frederick and Frank Luther Mott), 1948-1949.
Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre in Rinehart edits., 1950. Advisory college education Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1949-1959.