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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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ARVIN, NEWTON: 1900-1963.

Newton Arvin was born in Valparaiso, Ind., on Aug. 23, 1900. He was the son of Frederic and Jessie Hawkins Arvin. He received an A.B. degree from Harvard University in 1921. He began teaching at Smith College in 1922 and remained on that faculty until 1960, except for one year (1925-26) when he was associate editor for LIVING AGE. He was a Guggenheim fellow, 1935-36. Arvin was the director of Corporation Yaddo, 1939-54, becoming a member of the corporation in 1954 page: [19][View Page [19]] and was the recipient of the National Book Award for 1951. In addition to being an author, he compiled literary material and edited some of Hawthorne's works. Arvin died on March. 21, 1963.

Information from Who Was Who in America.

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