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Allan Nevins

Allan NevinsBorn: 20-May-1890
Birthplace: Camp Point, IL
Died: 5-Mar-1971
Location of death: Menlo Park, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Civil War historian

    University: MA English, University of Illinois (1913)
    Professor: Columbia University (1931-58)
    Professor: American History, Oxford University (1940-41)
    Professor: American History, Oxford University (1964-65)

    Pulitzer Prize for Biography 1933 for Grover Cleveland
    Pulitzer Prize for Biography 1937 for Hamilton Fish
    The New York Evening Post

Author of books:
The Life of Robert Rogers (1914, biography)
Illinois (1917, history, of the University)
The Evening Post (1922, history)
The American States During and After the Revolution, 1775–1789 (1924, history)
The Emergence of Modern America, 1865–1878 (1927, history)
Frémont, The West's Greatest Adventurer (1928, biography)
Grover Cleveland: A Study in Courage (1932, biography)
Abram S. Hewitt (1935, biography)
Hamilton Fish: The Inner History of the Grant Administration (1936, biography)
John D. Rockefeller: The Heroic Age of American Enterprise (1940, biography, 2 vols.)
America: The Story of A Free People (1942, history, with Henry Steele Commager)
Ordeal of the Union (1947, history, 2 vols.)
The Emergence of Lincoln (1950, history, 2 vols.)
The War for Union (1959-71, history, 4 vols.)


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