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Bradford Allen Booth

Bradford Allen Booth, American educator. Member Modern Language Association (editorial consultant publications), National Council Teachers English, College English Association Kappa Psi.

Background

  • Booth, Bradford Allen was born on April 9, 1909 in Pittsburgh. Son of Bradford Allen and Margaret (Youngson) Booth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Allegheny College, 1930, Doctor of Letters, 1960. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1932, Doctor of Philosophy., 1935.

    Career

    • Instructor U. Tennessee, 1935-1936. Instructor University of California, Los Angeles, 1936-1940, assistant professor, 1940-1948, associate professor, 1948-1954, professor, 1954-1968, chairman department of English, 1965-1968. Founder and editor Nineteenth-Century Fiction, 1945-1968.

      Visiting professor University of Minnesota, 1952. Committee on literature selection Huntington Hartford Foundation, 1953-1968. Grantee American Council Learned Societies, 1944, American Philosophical Society, 1947.

      Recipient Guggenheim fellowship, 1960-1961. Faculty athletic representative Pacific Coast Conference, 1956-1959. Faculty athletic representative Athletic Association Western Universities, 1959-1968, president, 1962-1963.

      Vice president, member of council National Collegiate Athletic Association, 1965-1968.

    Works

    • Author: A Cabinet of Gems, 1938. Galt’s Gathering of the West, 1939. The Tireless Traveler, 1941.

      Trollope’s Autobiography, 1947. Letters of Anthony Trollope, 1951. Trollope’s North America, 1951.

      Anthony Trollope: Aspects of His Life and Art, 1958. Also articles scholarly journals.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association (editorial consultant publications), National Council Teachers English, College English Association Kappa Psi.

    Connections

    • Married Josephine Conduitte, June 10, 1939. Children: Barbara Allen, Celia Belle, Carol Lee.
    • father: Bradford Allen Booth
    • mother: Margaret (Youngson) Booth
    • spouse: Josephine Conduitte
    • children: Barbara Allen Booth
    • Celia Belle Booth
    • Carol Lee Booth
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    Born April 9, 1909
    Died December 1, 1968
    (aged 59)
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