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Lang, Henry Roseman, 1853-1934



  • Existence: 1853 - 1934


Henry Roseman Lang was born in Wartau, Switzerland, on September 22, 1853. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Strassberg in 1890. Within two years, he moved to New Haven, Connecticut and began teaching at Yale University, where he stayed for the rest of his career. Between 1892 and 1893, he was instructor in Romance languages, then assistant professor of Romance Philology until 1896, followed by professor of Romance Philology until 1906, when he became the Benjamin F. Barge Professor of Romance Language and Literature, a position he held until his retirement in 1922, when he became professor emeritus. He died in 1934.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Roseman Lang papers

Call Number: MS 937

Correspondence, diaries and appointment books, and writings and notes, which reflect Henry Roseman Lang's career as professor of Romance Languages and Literature at Yale. The papers also contain correspondence, diaries, addresses books, and notes of his wife, Alice Derby Lang.

Dates: 1723-1934, bulk 1880-1934

Notes from page proofs of Das Liederbuch des Koenigs Denis von Portugal, [ca. 1894]

 Part of Collection — Box 63: [Barcode: 39002137225380], Folder: GROUP 2413, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Holograph manuscript notes removed from corrected page proofs bearing the title "Cancioneiro del rei dom Denis." (Halle a.S.: M. Niemeyer, 1894).

Dates: [ca. 1894]

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