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university professor , poet

George Bancroft Abbe, American Author. Recipient Shelley Memorial award, 1956. Member Poetry Society American M C.

Background

Abbe, George Bancroft was born on January 28, 1911 in Somers, Connecticut, United States. Son of Harry Allen Grant and Aida (Kittredge) Abbe.

Education

Student, Cushing Academy, 1928. Bachelor, University New Hampshire, 1933. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1938.

Career

Teacher literature, writing, Mount Holyoke CollegeTeacher literature, writing, Yale UniversityTeacher literature, writing, Columbia UniversityTeacher literature, writing, U. IowaTeacher literature, writing, U. MaineTeacher literature, writing, U. PittsburghTeacher literature, writing, Wayne U. Teacher literature, writing, Springfield CollegeTeacher literature, writing, U. N.H. Staff writers conferences U. N.H., Idaho State College, Corpus Christi (Texas) Fine Arts Colony, Wooster (Ohio) College, Western Massachusetts, State of Maine, Cape Cod, others. Co-director New England Writers Conference, Suffield (Connecticut) Academy.

Faculty Teachers College Connecticut, New Britain, 1955-1957. Assistant Professor of English Russell Sage College, 1958-1964, associate Professor of English, 1964-1967,resident author, 1958-1967. Professor humanities, writer-in-residence State University College, Plattsburgh, New York.

Director Champlain Writers Conference.

Achievements

  • 1956/1957 Shelley Memorial Awardtwo grants from State University of New York Research Foundation.

Works

Religion

One More Puritan: Chicago, Windfall, 1963.

Membership

Member Poetry Society American M C.

Connections

Married Barbara Rossiter, September 22, 1934.

father:
Harry Allen Grant Abbe

mother:
Aida (Kittredge) Abbe

spouse:
Barbara Rossiter