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Donn Vorhis Hart

Donn Vorhis Hart, American university administrator. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.; Member Association Asian Studies, American Anthropological Association, American Folklore Association, Sigma Nu.

Background

  • Hart, Donn Vorhis was born on February 15, 1918 in Anaheim, California, United States. Son of Edgar Manton and Iva (Vorhis) Hart.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Berkeley, 1941. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy., Syracuse University, 1954.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Susan Elizabeth. Assistant professor anthropology U. Denver, 1951-1954. Visiting professor anthropology U. Philippines, Quezon City, 1956-1957.

      Research associate Yale University, 1956-1957, Syracuse University, 1957-1971. Professor anthropology, director Center S.E. Asian Studies, Northern Illinois U., DeKalb, 1971-1981. Fulbright research fellow, Philippines, 1950-1951, 54-56, 64-65.

      Consultant in field; chairman Committee Research Materials S.E. Asia, 1971-1974. Executive secretary Philippine Study Committee, 1975-1981. Member S.E. Asia Region Council, 1970-1972.

    Works

    • Author: (with Higher Education Wilson) The Philippines, 1946. Riddles in Philippine Folklore: An Anthropological Analysis, 1965. Compadrinazgo: Ritual Kinship in the Philippines, 1977.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member Association Asian Studies, American Anthropological Association, American Folklore Association, Sigma Nu.

    Connections

    • Married Harriett Elizabeth Colegrove, May 31, 1954.
    • father: Edgar Manton Hart
    • mother: Iva (Vorhis) Hart
    • spouse: Harriett Elizabeth Colegrove
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    Born February 15, 1918
    Died July 10, 1983
    (aged 65)
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