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Bradford Allen Booth

educator

Bradford Allen Booth, American educator. Member Modern Language Association (editorial consultant publications), National Council Teachers English, College English Association Kappa Psi.

Background

Booth, Bradford Allen was born on April 9, 1909 in Pittsburgh. Son of Bradford Allen and Margaret (Youngson) Booth.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Allegheny College, 1930, Doctor of Letters, 1960. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1932, Doctor of Philosophy., 1935.

Career

Instructor U. Tennessee, 1935-1936. Instructor University of California, Los Angeles, 1936-1940, assistant professor, 1940-1948, associate professor, 1948-1954, professor, 1954-1968, chairman department of English, 1965-1968. Founder and editor Nineteenth-Century Fiction, 1945-1968.

Visiting professor University of Minnesota, 1952. Committee on literature selection Huntington Hartford Foundation, 1953-1968. Grantee American Council Learned Societies, 1944, American Philosophical Society, 1947.

Recipient Guggenheim fellowship, 1960-1961. Faculty athletic representative Pacific Coast Conference, 1956-1959. Faculty athletic representative Athletic Association Western Universities, 1959-1968, president, 1962-1963.

Vice president, member of council National Collegiate Athletic Association, 1965-1968.

Works

  • Author: A Cabinet of Gems, 1938. Galt’s Gathering of the West, 1939. The Tireless Traveler, 1941.

    Trollope’s Autobiography, 1947. Letters of Anthony Trollope, 1951. Trollope’s North America, 1951.

    Anthony Trollope: Aspects of His Life and Art, 1958. Also articles scholarly journals.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association (editorial consultant publications), National Council Teachers English, College English Association Kappa Psi.

Connections

Married Josephine Conduitte, June 10, 1939. Children: Barbara Allen, Celia Belle, Carol Lee.

father:
Bradford Allen Booth

mother:
Margaret (Youngson) Booth

spouse:
Josephine Conduitte

children:
Barbara Allen Booth

Celia Belle Booth

Carol Lee Booth