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Arthur Grove Day

Arthur Grove Day, American author, educator. Recipient Hawaii State award literature, 1979. Member Modern Language Association, Authors Guild, Adventurers Club (Honolulu), Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Day, Arthur Grove was born on April 29, 1904 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Arthur Sinclair and Clara T. (Hogeland) Day.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in English, Stanford University, 1926. Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1944.


    • Member Faculty Teachers College, 1926-1927, Stanford University, 1932-1936, assistant director engineering, science and management war training, 1943-1944. Member faculty University Hawaii, 1944-1969, senior professor English, 1961-1969, professor emeritus, since 1969, chairman department, 1948-1953. Proprietor White Knight Press, Honolulu, 1946-1990.

      Retired, 1990

      Chairman public committee 10th Pacific Science Congress, 1961. Fulbright senior research fellow, Australia, 1955. Smith-Mundt visiting professor American studies University Barcelona, Spain, 1957-1958.

      Fulbright visiting professor American studies University Madrid, 1961-1962.


    • The Sky Clears : Poetry of the American Indians
    • From the totem-pole makers of the Northwest to the hunters of the eastern woodlands, from the horse nations of the plains to the desert dwellers of the Southwest and the Mayas and Aztecs of ancient Mexico--from some forty tribal groups--A.
    • Spell of Hawaii
    • The Spell of Hawaii is a literary collection composed of twenty-two authors whose selections herein evoke the exotic literary heritage of the Hawaiian Islands in the companion volume to the anthology, A Hawaiian Reader.
    • Best South Sea Stories
    • Fifteen writers capture all the romance and exotic adventure of the legendary South Pacific, including James A.


    Member Modern Language Association, Authors Guild, Adventurers Club (Honolulu), Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Adventurers (Honolulu).


    • Married Virginia Teresa Molina, July 2, 1928.
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    • 1926
      Stanford University
    • 1942
      Stanford University
    • 1944
      Stanford University
    • 1926 - 1927
      Member, Faculty Teachers College
    • 1932 - 1936
      Member, Faculty Teachers College
    • 1946 - 1990
      proprietor, White Knight Press
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1990
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