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Elbert Benton Op’Teynde Borgerhoff

educator

Elbert Benton Op’Teynde Borgerhoff, American educator.

Background

Borgerhoff, Elbert Benton Op’Teynde was born on June 17, 1908 in Cleveland. Son of Joseph Leopold and Elisabeth (Guerard) Borgerhoff.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1930, Doctor of Philosophy., 1934.

Career

Faculty Princeton, 1930-1968, successively instructor department romance langs. and literature, assistant professor, associate professor, professor, 1952-1968, director Christian Gauss seminars in criticism, 1952-1957, 65-66, Class of 1900 professor French, 1956-1968. Author: Liberal Theory and Practice in the French Theatre, 1680-1757, 1936. The Freedom of French Classicism, 1950, 2d edition., 1968.

Contributor articles periodicals. Home: Princeton New Jersey.

Works

  • Author: Liberal Theory and Practice in the French Theatre, 1680-1757, 1936. The Freedom of French Classicism, 1950, 2d edition., 1968. Contributor articles periodicals.

Connections

Married Cornelia Cuyler Newlin, June 14, 1947. Children: Jane Cuyler, Elisabeth Guerard, Ledlie Newlin.

father:
Joseph Leopold Borgerhoff

mother:
Elisabeth (Guerard) Borgerhoff

spouse:
Cornelia Cuyler Newlin

children:
Jane Cuyler Borgerhoff

Elisabeth Guerard Borgerhoff

Ledlie Newlin Borgerhoff