Correspondence with family and associates including Melville Best Anderson, John Casper Branner, Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover,
David Starr Jordan, Chester H. Rowell, Benjamin Ide Wheeler, and Ray Lyman Wilbur. Also includes diaries, notes, photographs,
newsclippings, pamphlets, published works, medals, and memorabilia.
Henry Rushton Fairclough was born near Barrie, Ontairo, Canada on July 15, 1862. He graduated from the University of Toronto
in 1883. He also received his M.A., Litt. D. from there. From Johns Hopkins he received his Ph. D. in 1896. He was a fellow
in Classics (1883-84) and lecturer in Greek (1887-93) at University College, Toronto. He came to Stanford in 1893 as assoc.
prof. in Classics, teaching Latin, then Greek and Classical Literature. He became professor emeritus in 1917.
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