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BARBOUR, Amy Louise

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  • Date of Birth: September 25, 1869
  • Born City: Derby
  • Born State/Country: CT
  • Parents: Sylvester, a judge, & Frances Amelia Collin B.
  • Date of Death: 1950
  • Death City: Clint
  • Death State/Country: MA
  • Married: George H. Hollister, October 21, 1911
  • Education:

    A.B., Smith, 1891; scholar in classics, 1896-7; 1899-1900; fellow, 1900-1; Ph.D., Yale, 1902.

  • Dissertation:

    “Tryphiodorus. A late Epic Poet: His Relation to Other Epics in Form and Vocabulary” (Yale, 1902).

  • Professional Experience:

    Instr. Elizabeth College, (Marietta College, OH), 1891-6; Latin teacher, Hartford (CT) High School, 1897-8; Beacon School, 1898-99; instr. Greek, Smith, 1902-12; asso. prof., 1912-19; prof., 1919-

  • Publications:

    Selections from Herodotus, with Megan Ottone Drinkwater (Boston: Heath, 1929; repr., Norman, OK: U. of Oklahoma Press, 1964; 2015)

  • Sources:

    Woman's Who's Who, 74.

  • Author: Ward Briggs