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Arthur Ray Dunlap

Arthur Ray Dunlap, Canadian educator. Member faculty U. Delaware, Newark, 1928-1931, 35-71, Professor of English, 1951-1971, department chairman, 1958-1961. Director National Defense Education Act. Institute, U. Delaware, 1966-1967.; Member American Association University Professors, American Dialect Society, Archeological Society Delaware, American Name Society (board of managers 1970-1972), Modern Language Society, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Dunlap, Arthur Ray was born on June 24, 1906 in Sydney Mines, Nova Scoti, Canada. Son of Frank Burns and Flora Laleah (Whitman) Dunlap.

  • Education

    • Came to the United States, 1927, naturalized, 1939. Bachelor of Arts, Acadia U. (Canada), 1926. Master of Arts, Harvard, 1928.

      Doctor of Philosophy. (University fellow), Yale, 1934.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Laura Ellen (deceased 1972).

    Works

    • Author: (with C.A. Weslager) Indian Place-names in Delaware, 1950. (with Weslager) Dutch Explorers in the Delaware Valley, 1961. Dutch and Swedish Place-names in Delaware, 1956.

      Editor Delaware Folklore Bulletin, 1951-1974. Advisory board American Speech, 1947-1948, 56-57.

    Membership

    Member faculty U. Delaware, Newark, 1928-1931, 35-71, Professor of English, 1951-1971, department chairman, 1958-1961. Director National Defense Education Act. Institute, U. Delaware, 1966-1967.

    Member American Association University Professors, American Dialect Society, Archeological Society Delaware, American Name Society (board of managers 1970-1972), Modern Language Society, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Elinore Gertrude Morey, September 2, 1936.
    • father: Frank Burns Dunlap
    • mother: Flora Laleah (Whitman) Dunlap
    • spouse: Elinore Gertrude Morey
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    Born June 24, 1906
    Died August 2, 1974
    (aged 68)
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