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Anderson, Elizabeth Blagg

  • Person

Elizabeth Blagg Anderson attended Grinnell College as a student for one year in 1926.  She went on to receive her B.A. from Iowa Wesleyan and her M.S. from Iowa State College, but she returned to Grinnell to teach zoology from 1929-1937.  The Grinnell College Archives received her undated memoirs in the fall of 1990.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

  • Person
  • 1860-1904

Chekhov was a Russian dramatist and short story writer, born in 1860. He received his medical degree in 1884 and worked in and around Moscow, supporting his parents and sister, Mariya, much of his life. In 1901 he married the actress, Olga Knipper, who had appeared in his plays when they were produced by the Moscow Art Theatre. He had contracted tuberculosis in 1883 , became a semi-invalid in 1898, and died in 1904. He and Olga had no children.

Apostle, Hippocrates George

  • Person

1910 Born in Greece

1922 Moved to New York City

Columbia University. BA, MA in mathematics. Pulitzer Scholar

University of Chicago. Studies philosophy

Laval University (Quebec). Lic. En Phil.

1942 Harvard University. MA, Ph.D.

1942 West Virginia Wesleyan College. Taught mathematics and physics

1943-35 University of Rochester

1945-47 Amherst College. Taught mathematics and philosophy

1947-48 University of Chicago. Taught philosophy of Science

1948-78 Grinnell College. Professor of Mathematics

1961 Myra Steele Professor of Mathematics

1960,1969 Visits to Greece

1978 Retirement

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