SCHIMMEL, Annemarie

SCHIMMEL, Annemarie. Erfurt 7.4.1922 — Bonn 26.1.2003. German Oriental Scholar in the U.S.A., a Specialist of Islamic South Asia. Professor in Bonn and Harvard. Daughter of Paul Sch. and Anna Ulfers. From 1939 studies at Berlin (i.al. under H. H. Schaeder). Ph.D. as early as 1941 Berlin, in Arabic and…

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SLATER, Robert L.

SLATER, Robert Henry Lawson. Newcastle-upon-Tyne 8.2.1896 — 24.12.1984. Rev. British Buddhist Scholar in North America. Son of Harold Slater and Jane Lawson. Grew up in Yorkshire. Lost early his parents and worked as reporter in Newcastle. From 1919 studies of Theology at Emmanuel College (B.A. 1922), Cambridge, then at Jesus College 1922-24.…

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SCHINDLER, Jochem

SCHINDLER, Jochem. Amstetten, Niederösterreich 8.11.1944 — Prague 24.12.1994. Austrian IE Linguist. Studies of IE and Romance Linguistics at Vienna and Würzburg. Ph.D. 1972. In 1972-74 Assistant at Vienna. In 1974-76 Assistant Professor, 1976-78 Associate Professor and from 1978 Professor at Harvard, but in 1987 returned to Vienna as the successor of…

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LANMAN, Charles Rockwell

LANMAN, Charles Rockwell. Norwich, Conn. 8.7.1850 — Belmont, Mass. 20.2. 1941. U.S. Indologist. Professor in Cambridge, Mass. Son of Peter Lanman III, a textile manufacturer, and Catharine Cook, lost early his mother. Educated at Norwich Free Academy (graduated 1867) and Yale College (A.B. 1871). Then further studies of Greek (under…

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SMYTH, Herbert Weir

SMYTH, Herbert Weir. Wilmington, DE 8.8.1857 — Bar Harbor, ME 16.7.1937. U.S. Classical (Greek) Scholar also interested in Indology. Son of Clement Biddle Smyth, an iron manufacturer, and Sarah Ann Sellers. Educated at Swarthmore (A.B. 1876) and Harvard (A.B. 1878) Further studies in Germany: 1879-81 Leipzig, 1881-83 Göttingen. Ph.D. 1884…

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WOODS, James Haughton

WOODS, James Haughton. Boston 27.11.1864 — Tokyo 14.1.1935. U.S. Indologist. Professor in Cambridge MA. Son of Joseph Wheeler Woods and Caroline Fitz. Studies at Harvard (A.B. 1887) and Cambridge Theological Seminary. Further studies at Berlin in 1889-91, Oxford 1891 and Strassburg 1894-97. Ph.D. 1896 Strassburg. Teaching at Harvard: from 1891…

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WHATMOUGH, Joshua

WHATMOUGH, Joshua. Rochdale, Lancashire 30.6.1897 — Winchester, MA 25.4.1964. British IE Linguist in the U.S.A. (citizen 1942). Professor in Cambridge, Mass. Son of Walter W., an iron-molder, and Elizabeth Hollows. Studied at Manchester (B.A. 1916, and, after war service, M.A. 1921) and Cambridge (Emmanuel College, B.A. 1921, M.A. 1926). In…

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WARE, James R.

WARE, James Roland. 1901 — 27.2.1991. U.S. Buddhist Scholar and Sinologist. Studies of Indology (and probably Classics) at University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia (Edgerton), then further studies of Indology, Tibetan and Chinese in Paris (Lévi et al.). Around 1924 Instructor of Latin at Lehigh University in Bethlehem Pa., in the…

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ROWLAND, Benjamin, Jr.

ROWLAND, Benjamin, Jr. Overbrook near Philadelphia 2.12.1904 — Cambridge Mass. 3.10.1972. U.S. Art Historian. Professor in Cambridge, Mass. Educated at St.Paul’s School in Concord, N.H., studies at Harvard (S.B. 1928, M.A. 1929). Ph.D. 1930 Harvard. Then teaching at Harvard: 1930-41 Instructor and Tutor, 1941-50 Associate Professor and 1950-72 Professor (Gleason…

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