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Majl Ewing

educator

Majl Ewing, American educator. Fellow J. Pierpont Morgan Library; member board of trustees. Southwest Museum, Los Los Angeles; Member Philological Association Pacific Coast, Modern Language Association, Wine and Food Society Southern California, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa Associates.

Background

Ewing, Majl was born on May 24, 1903 in Rochester, Kentucky, United States. Son of John Lilburn and Caroline Van Pelt (Kinnaird) Ewing.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of South, 1923. Graduate student Harvard, 1924. A.M., University of Virginia, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1929.

Career

Instructor University of Minnesota, 1924-1926. Instructor University of Virginia, 1926-1929, acting assistant professor, 1929. Professor of University South, summer 1930.

Instructor University of California, Los Angeles, 1930, assistant professor, 1931-1945, associate professor, 1945-1952, professor since 1952, department chairman English, 1948-1955.

Works

  • Editor: English Prose of the Romantic Period (with C. F. McIntyre), 1937. Tea Time: A Selection from the Writings of Lady Adams (with Greta B. Millikan), 1942. A. Guide to Better Writing (with Foreign Policy Rolfe and L. M. Collge Pharmacy Buell), 1940.

    Revised A History of English Literature edited by John Buchan for American College use under title A Shorter History of English Literature, 1937.

Membership

Fellow J. Pierpont Morgan Library. Member board of trustees. Southwest Museum, Los Los Angeles.

Member Philological Association Pacific Coast, Modern Language Association, Wine and Food Society Southern California, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa Associates. Clubs: Colonade, Zamorano.

Connections

Married Carmelita E. Rosecrans, August 27, 1943.

father:
John Lilburn Ewing

mother:
Caroline Van Pelt (Kinnaird) Ewing

spouse:
Carmelita E. Rosecrans