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Blum, John M., 2007 February 1

Call Number: RU 1037


  • 2007 February 1


Conditions Governing Access

Collection materials are closed to research until January 1, 2029, after which access is subject to review by University Archives staff.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Biographical / Historical

Sterling Professor of History

Blum was educated at Harvard, receiving a BA in 1943 and a PhD in history in 1950. He taught history at MIT from 1948 to 1957, when he was appointed professor of history at Yale. He served as Farnam Professor 1966-1972, Woodward Professor 1972-1981, and Sterling Professor 1981-1991. In 1986 he was awarded the DeVane Medal. He retired in 1991 and was appointed Sterling Professor Emeritus. Blum served as chairman of the history department in the 1960s and 1980s and as Acting Director of the University Library, 1968-1969.

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