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Freeman Hansford Hart Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0129


  • Creation: 1910 - 1965


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Biographical / Historical

prof., b. Lexington, Va., Oct. 6, 1889; s. John Harvey and Susan (Gaylor) H.; A.B., Washington and Lee U., 1912, M.A., 1917; M.A., Harvard, 1922; PhD, Columbia, 1942; m. Jean Blanding Fraser, Junes 28, 1923; children- John Fraser, James Wilson, Abel McIver, David Edward, Jean Blanding. Prof. history Wash. Coll., Md., 1923-25; prof. history and economics Hampden-Sydney Coll., Va., 1915-40; prof. history extension div., U. of Va., 1928-41; prof. social sci. and humanities U. of Fla., Gainesville, since 1946, dir. Georgia Seagle Found. since 1947. Seved with A.E.F., World War I. Awarded Cross of Honor, United Daughters of Confederacy. Mem. Am. Hist. Assn., So. Hist. Soc., Fla. Hist. Soc., Va. Hist. Soc., Coll. Fraternities Secretary's Assn. (Exec. com. 1943-46), Pi Kappa Alpha (nat. historian 1930-49, nat. vice pres. 1936-38, nat. pres. 1938-40, exec. sec. 1940-46), Pi Beta Kappa, Tau Kappa Alpha, Sigma Upsilon, Kappa Phi Kappa. Independent. Presbetyrian. Club: Gainesville Rotary Author: Numerical Stength of Confederate Army (N.Y. Times Current History, Oct. 1926), History of Pi Kappa Alpha (1934, rev. 1949), The Valley of Virginia in the American Revolution (U. of N.C. Press, 1943); author of articles in Dictionary of American Biography.


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Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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