Lynn Townsend White, Jr. (1907- ) was a professor of history at UCLA (1958-72), and Director of the UCLA Center for Medieval
and Renaissance Studies (1964-70). The collection consists of teaching and research material related to Lynn White's career
as a history professor.
Lynn Townsend White, Jr. was born in San Francisco, California, April 29, 1907; BA, Stanford University (1928), MA, Union
Theological Seminary (1929), Harvard University (1930), Ph.D, Harvard University (1934); history instructor, Princeton University
(1933-37); assistant professor (1937-40) and professor (1940-43) of history at Stanford University; President, Mills College
(1943-58); professor of history, UCLA (1958-72); Director of the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (1964-70);
recipient of numerous honorary degrees, awards and decorations; various publications include: Educating our daughters: a challenge to the colleges (1950), Frontiers of knowledge in the study of man (1956), Medieval technology and social change (1962), Medieval religion and technology (1978).
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