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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

  • Other Work

    • 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