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Arvel Benjamin Erickson

educator

Arvel Benjamin Erickson, American educator. Recipient Distinguished Teacher award Western Reserve U., 1964; research grantee Social Science Research Council, 1953, American Philosophical Society, 1953, 61. Member American History Association, Ohio Academy History, Midwest Conference British Historians, Phi Alpha Theta, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

Erickson, Arvel Benjamin was born on September 15, 1905 in Eveleth, Minnesota, United States. Son of Gust and Anna (Mallom) Erickson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts University of Minnesota, 1929. Master of Arts, University Washington, 1933. Doctor of Philosophy., Western Reserve U., 1939.

Career

1 daughter, Lynn G. (Mistress Thomas Burnett). Instructor, Case Institute Technology, 1937-1940. Instructor history Western Reserve U., 1940-1942, faculty, 1944-1974, professor of history, 1952-1974, regional economist OPA, 1942-1944.

Visiting summer professor of University Manitoba, 1962, U. Victoria, 1963.

Works

  • Author: The Public Career of Sir James Graham, 1952. Edward Cardwall: Paelite, 1959. Co-author: Reedings in English History, 1967.

    England: Prehistory to the Present, 1968. The Paelites, 1846-1857, 1972. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals Associate editor: Journal Social History.

Membership

Member American History Association, Ohio Academy History, Midwest Conference British Historians, Phi Alpha Theta, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Connections

Married Alva C. Roslund, June 9, 1931.

father:
Gust Erickson

mother:
Anna (Mallom) Erickson

spouse:
Alva C. Roslund