HASKELL, Willabe

HASKELL, Willabe (Willoughby). Freeport, Cumberland, Maine 19.8.1839 — New Haven Conn. 7.5.1913. U.S. Scholar and Journalist. Son of William H. and Lydia Stockbridge. Graduated 1855 from Dartmouth College. Worked ten years as teacher of Greek and Latin at East Maine Conference Seminary, then further studies at Yale. Ph.D. 1876 Yale (under Whitney). From 1875 librarian of Yale University Reading Room in New Haven, retired 1905. Married 1870 Lauriette Stone, two daughters.

Publications: “On the Accentuation of the Vocative Case in the Rig and Atharva-Vedas”, JAOS 11, 1885, 57-66; “On the Metres of the Rig-Veda”, PAOS for 1881 in JAOS 11, 1885, lx-lxiii; “Further studies among the Metres of the Rig-Veda”, PAOS for 1882 in JAOS 11, 1885, cxixf.

Sources: www.haskellfamilyhistory.com; myheritage; Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale University 1910–1915. New Haven 1915, 408f. Not in W.W.W.Am. until 1985. Two photos in Wikimedia Commons.

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