North American Scholar
WINTER, John Garrett
A.B. Hope Coll. (Holland, MI), 1901; A.M. U. Michigan, 1904; Ph.D., 1906.
- Professional Experience:
Instr. Gk. & Lat. Hope Coll., 1901-3; instr. to prof. Gk. & Lat. U. Michigan, 1906-28; prof.' Lat. lang. & lit., 1928-51; chair dept., 1928-46; dir. Mus. Archaeology, 1928-51; dir. Inst. Fine Arts, 1928-46; Jerome Found, lctr. AAR, 1929; Russell lctr. U. Michigan, 1935-6; mng. comm. ASCSA, 1917-46; adv. counc. AAR; pres. APA, 1943-4; gen. ed. U. Michigan Studies, Hum. Ser., 1928-50.
"The Myth of Hercules at Rome" (Michigan, 1906); printed as Myths of Hercules at Rome, U. Mich. Hum. Ser. (Ann Arbor, 1910).
The Prodromos of Nicolaus Steno (Ann Arbor, 1916); "Some Literary Papyri in the University of Michigan Collections," TAPA 53 (1922) 128-41; T. S. Jerome's Aspect of the Study of Roman History (ed.) (Ann Arbor, 1923); "A New Fragment on the Life of Homer," TAPA 56 (1925) 120-9; "In the Service of Rome: Letters from the Michigan Collection of Papyri," CP 22 (1927) 237-56; Life and Letters in the Papyri (Ann Arbor, 1933); Michigan Papyri, vol. 3 (Ann Arbor, 1936); vol. 8, with H. C. Youtie (Ann Arbor, 1951); "Cotton in Graeco-Roman Egypt," with H. C. Youtie, AJP 65 (1944) 249-58.
John Garrett Winter, educator, author, and administrator, was for nearly half a century a teacher of classics in his native Michigan. After a short period at Hope College, Winter began a long, distinguished career at the University of Michigan. He originated the publication Ars Islamica and served as chairman of the Committee on Scholarly Publications for the University of Michigan Press.
- Author: Edith M. Kovach