Herbert William Magoun manuscript
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The collection consists of one manuscript in typescript with corrections entitled "Prosody in Four Parts," by Herbert William Magoun and dated 1931. The manuscript numbers over two hundred pages and was not published.
- Creation: 1931
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Herbert William Magoun was a professor of Greek and Latin and an alumnus of Johns Hopkins University. He was born in Bath, Maine, February 17, 1856 and graduated from Iowa College (1879) before recieving his Ph.D. from Hopkins in 1887. Magoun taught at Colorado College, Iowa College, and Oberlin College. He was the author of several volumes on metrical philology and Middle Eastern subjects. Herbert William Magoun died in 1956.
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Herbert William Magoun (1856-1956) was a professor of Greek and Latin and an alumnus of Johns Hopkins University. The collection consists of one manuscript in typescript with corrections entitled "Prosody in Four Parts," dated 1931.
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Rachel Gattermeyer revised the biographical note in this finding aid in November 2023 to bring it into compliance with Johns Hopkins guidelines for inclusive and conscientious description (2023). The previous version of the finding aid is available upon request.
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