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us: Alexander, Hartley Burr, 1873-1939

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1873-04-09
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1939
    • Birth Place

        Lincoln (Neb.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Columbia University
        • Affiliation End: 1901
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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        (lcsh) Idols and images
          (lcsh) Philosophy
            (lcsh) Indians of North America
              (lcsh) Mythology
            • Occupation

                    Professor of philosophy
                  • Sources

                    • found: His The problem of metaphysics and the meaning of metaphysical explanation, 1903.
                    • found: His Taiwa, 1934: title-page (Hartley Alexander) jacket flap (Hartley Alexander; professor of Philosophy in Scripps and Clarement Colleges; native of Nebraska; he has sought to interpret Indian myths and beliefs ... and he has achieved an international recognition in this field; by the same author: Manito masks; God's drum)
                    • found: Wikipedia, viewed February 17, 2016 (Hartley Burr Alexander, PhD (1873-1939); American philosopher, writer, educator, scholar, poet, and iconographer; born in Lincoln, Nebraska, on April 9, 1873; attended the University of Nebraska in nearby Lincoln; obtained his doctorate at Columbia University in 1901; professor of philosophy at the University of Nebraska. He wrote a volume of poetry, Odes and Lyrics (1921). In 1919 he served as president of the American Philosophical Society. Burr is believed to have coined the term iconographer to describe the work that he did developing iconographic schemes, decorative themes and inscriptions for a large number and variety of public buildings in the United States) {}
                  • LC Classification

                    • PS3501.L418
                  • Change Notes

                    • 1979-07-27: new
                    • 2016-02-18: revised
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