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French language educator

Anne Spofford Kimball, French language educator. Recipient award Fulbright Foundation, 1960-1961, 61-62, 83-84, Young Humanist award National Endowment of the Humanities, 1981-1982, award American Council on Learned Societies, 1988-1989, American Philosophical Society, 1988-1989, 97-98; Danforth fellow 1965-1966, 66-67.


Kimball, Anne Spofford was born on July 2, 1937 in Bangor, Maine, United States. Daughter of Spofford Harris and Marian Stevens Kimball.


Bachelor, Mount Holyoke College, 1959. Master of Arts in Teaching, Harvard University, 1960. Master of Arts, Middlebury School French, Paris, 1961.

Doctor of Philosophy, University wis., 1969.


Assistant University de Lille, France, 1960-1961. Instructor, then assistant professor Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1963-1974, associate dean studies, 1974-1975. Academy dean., associate professor French Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1975-1982, associate professor, then professor French, 1982-1999, Dana professor French, 1999-2000, professor emeritus, 1999.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Max Jacob: Lettres à Marcel Jouhandeau, 1979, 31 Jours en France, 1984, Max Jacob: Lettres à Nino Frank, 1989, Max Jacob: Lettres à Pierre Minet, 1990, Max Jacob Jean Cocteau Correspondance, 2000, Marcel Jouhandean: Letters à Max Jacob, 2002, Max Jacob: Lettres à Jean Paulhan, 2005.


President, vice president, program chair, board director Alliance Française, Lynchburg, since 1976. Member Modern Language Association, FLAVA, American Association Teachers French, Society des Amis de Max Jacob, Society des Amis de Jean Cocteau, Society des Amis de Jean Paulhan.


  • Other Interests

    Bell ringing, duplicate bridge, hiking, kayaking, travel.


Spofford Harris

Marian Stevens Kimball