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Schuyler Van Rensselaer Cammann, Author, emeritus educator. Served to Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1946, China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations. Member American Oriental Society (vice president 1956-1957, associate editor journal 1948-1950).

Background

Cammann, Schuyler Van Rensselaer was born on February 2, 1912 in New York City. Son of Herbert Schuyler and Katharine Van Rensselaer (Fairfax) Cammann.

Education

AB, Yale University, 1935; Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1941; Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1949.

Career

Teacher, Yale-in-China, Changsha, Hunan., 1935-1937; assistant professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1949-1950; associate professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1950-1966; professor East Asian studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1966-1982; professor emeritus, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1982-1991; assistant curator, University Museum, Philadelphia, 1948-1950; associate curator, University Museum, Philadelphia, 1950-1955; honorary curator, University Museum, Philadelphia, 1979-1982; curator emeritus, University Museum, Philadelphia, 1982-1991. North Atlantic Treaty Organization professor to Denmark, U. Copenhagen, 1969. Professor International School American around the world, 1962-1963.

Member panel Columbia Broadcasting System-television show What In The World, Philadelphia, 1950-1955.

Works

Membership

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1941-1946, China. Member American Oriental Society (vice president 1956-1957, associate editor journal 1948-1950). Clubs: Philadelphia Oriental (twice president).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, research.

Connections

Married Marcia de F. Post, February 6, 1943 (divorced 1972). Children: Frances Cammann Hrynio, Stephen Van Rensselaer, Hamilton F., Elizabeth Cammann Holcombe, William B. Married Mary Lyman Cox.

December 29, 1980.

father:
Herbert Schuyler Cammann

mother:
Katharine Van Rensselaer (Fairfax) Cammann

spouse:
Mary Lyman Cox

spouse:
Marcia de F. Post

child:
Elizabeth Cammann Holcombe Cammann

child:
William B. Cammann

child:
Frances Cammann Hrynio Cammann

child:
Stephen Van Rensselaer Cammann

child:
Hamilton F. Cammann