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GUGGENHEIM MEMORIAL FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIPS AWARDED TO CANADIAN FELLOWS SINCE 1940*
(John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Fellowships,
Titles of positions are
1940Mr. Percy Elwood Corbett, Professor Roman Law and Lecturer in International Law, McGill University: A treatise to be entitled "The Community of States and its Law."
Mr. Donald Grant Creighton, Associate Professor of History, University of Toronto: A study of the factors in the development of Canadian nationality.
Dr. Gordon Pall, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, McGill University: Studies of the arithmetical properties of quadratic forms.
Mr. Carl Schaefer, Artist, Toronto: Creative work in painting.
Mr. Francis Reginald Scott, Professor of Civil Law, McGill University: A book on the nature and development of the Canadian constitution.
Dr. Richard Dagobert Brauer, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Toronto: Studies in the field of modern algebra, with special reference to the theory of groups of finite order and their characters.
Dr. William Thomas Easterbrook, Assistant Professor Economics, Brandon College of the University of Manitoba: Studies in the economic history of the Pacific Northwest of Canada.
Mr. Eugene Alfred Forsey, Lecturer in Economics and Political Science, McGill University: A study of the system of cabinet government in Canada and its provinces since 1867.
Dr. Gerald Sandford Graham, Assistant Professor of History, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario: A study of the influence of sea power on the political history of Canada.
Mr. Eric Alfred Havelock, Associate Professor of Classics, Victoria College, University of Toronto: A book on the philosophy of Socrates, considered in its social and cultural context.
Dr. Arthur James Marshall Smith, Assistant Professor of English, Michigan State College: A critical and historical study of Canadian poetry.
Dr. Simon Sworkin, Lecturer in Physiology, McGill University: The preparation of a monograph comparing the higher nervous activity of the dog, cat and rat.
Dr. Charles Leonard Huskins, Professor of Genetics, McGill University: A book on the synthesis of cytology and genetics of plants, animals and man.
Mr. Frank Hawkins Underhill, Professor of History, University of Toronto: A book to be entitled "Milton, His Mind and Art: An Essay in Synthesis."
Dr. Samuel Delbert Clark, Lecturer in Sociology, University of Toronto: A study of the development of evangelical religious movements in Canada.
Mr. Eric Alfred Havelock, Associate Professor of Classics, Victoria College, University of Toronto: Continuation of the writing of a book on the philosophy of Socrates, considered in its social and cultural context. (Renewal)
Mr. Luc Lacourciere, Professor of French Language and Literature, Laval University, Quebec: Studies of French Canadian folk songs and folk-lore.
Mr. Donald Chalmers MacGregor, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Toronto: Studies of the national income of Canada.
Dr. Hugh MacLennan, Head of Classics Department, Lower Canada College, Montreal: Creative writing in the field of fiction.
Dr. Arthur Barker, Professor and Director of English Studies, Trinity College, University of Toronto: A historical survey of the criticism of John Milton in England and America.
Mr. Robert England, former Executive Secretary of the Canadian Government's General Advisory Committee on Demobilization and Rehabilitation: A study of problems of demobilization and civil re-establishment of war veterans in Canada, Great Britain, France, Germany and the United States.
Dr. Johannes F. K. Holtfreter, Rockefeller Foundation Fellow at McGill University: Investigations of the casual factors involved in the embryonic development of vertebrates.
Dr. Harold Amos Logan, Professor of Political Economy, University of Toronto: A study in the development of trade unionism, particularly as relating to Canada over the period 1919-43.
Dr. Sylvia L. Thrupp, Instructor in History, University of British Columbia: A study of the theoretical assumptions regarding social structure and the ethical teaching associated with this theory, in the writings of Albertus Magnus, St. Thomas Aquinas, and Duns Scotus.
Dr. Johannes F. K. Holtfreter, Department of Genetics, McGill University: Continuation of investigations of the casual factors involved in the embroynic [sic] development of vertebrates (Renewal)
Mr. Louis Alexander MacKay, Associate Professor of Classics, University of British Columbia: A study of the structure and composition of Homer's Iliad.
Dr. Roger Yate Stanier, Penicillin production manager for Merck & Co., Ltd., Montreal: Studies on the nature, relationships and biological activities of bacteria, particularly of the myxobacteria.
Dr. Mabel Frances Timlin, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Saskatchewan: A study of the development of welfare economics in the period following 1929.
Dr. William Howard Barnes, Associate Professor of Chemistry, McGill University: A comparative study of X-ray diffraction methods for the determination of the structure of crystalline materials.
Dr. Bernard Boivin, Member of the Canadian Army; formerly Assistant in Botany, University of Montreal: The preparation of a monograph on the botanical genus Lycopodium.
Dr. Paul Antoine Giguere, Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry, Laval University, Quebec: Investigation of the molecular structure of hydrogen peroxide by the spectroscopic method.
Mr. Roger Lemelin, Novelist, Quebec: Creative writing in the field of fiction.
Dr. Alexander Joseph Denomy, Jr. Professor of the History of Comparative Literature, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, Toronto, and Professor of French, University of Toronto: Studies of the mystical philosophy of Avicenna and its place in the medieval Christian world.
Mr. Roger Lemelin, Novelist, Quebec: Continuation of creative writing in the field of fiction. (Renewal)
Mr. Jack Nichols, Painter, Toronto: Creative work in painting.
Mr. Joseph Albert Ernest Rouleau, Associate Professor of Systematic Botany and Curator of the Herbarium, University of Montreal: Studies of the flora of Newfoundland.
Dr. John Sinclair Stevenson, Mining Engineer, British Columbia Department of Mines, Victoria, B.C.: A petrographic and mineralogical study of igneous rocks associated with some British Columbia Coast Range ore deposits.
Dr. Charles Calvert Bayley, Professor of History, McGill University: A study of the consolidation of the College of Electors in Germany in the 14th century.
Dr. Pierre Dansereau, Director, Service de Biogeographie, University of Montreal: The preparation of a book on the taxonomy of vascular plants, emphasizing the mechanisms of evolution.
Dr. Paul Antoine Giguere, Professor of Physical Chemistry, Laval University, Quebec: Continuation of investigations of the molecular structure of hydrogen peroxide by the spectroscopic method (Renewal)
Mr. George Vickers Haythorne, Economist, Department of Labour, Ottawa: A study of the conditions necessary for developing and maintaining full employment in Canadian agriculture.
Mr. Douglas Valentine Le Pan, Poet, and First Secretary, Office of the High Commissioner for Canada in the United Kingdom: Creative writing in the field of poetry.
Dr. Henri Prat, Professor of Plant Biology, University of Montreal: Comparative studies of the distribution and ecology of plants and animals on the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts of North America.
Dr. George Francis Gilman Stanley, Professor of Canadian History, University of British Columbia: A study of governmental policy toward the Canadian Indian.
Dr. Earl Francis Beach, Professor of Commerce, McGill University: Studies in the field of mathematical economics, with special reference to Canada.
Dr. Robert MacGregor Dawson, Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto: A study of the relationship between the Cabinet Minister and his expert civil servants, based for the most part on biographical material and relating particularly to the government of Great Britain during the past fifty years.
Dr. Cyrias Ouellet, Professor of Physical Chemistry, Laval University, Quebec: Studies of the physico-chemical aspects of photosynthesis.
Dr. Malcolm Mackenzie Ross, Associate Professor of English, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg: A study of Christian symbolism in English poetry of the early 17th century.
Dr. Kenneth Meyer Setton, Professor of History, and Head of the Department, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg: The writing of a book on Athens in the Middle Ages.
Professor Northrop Frye, Professor of English, Victoria College, University of Toronto. Studies of the structure of allegory in The Faerie Queene, and a study of the symbolism of Shakespearean comedy.
Dr. Jean Isabel Hubener, Scholar, Toronto: A study of German literary and scholarly publications during World War II and in the immediate post-war period which reflects trends of German thinking and discussion then and now.
Dr. Nicholas Polunin, Macdonald Professor of Botany, McGill University, Montreal. A book on Arctic botany.
Dr. Gregory Vlastos, Professor of Philosophy, Cornell University. A study of the development of the moral and political concepts of Greek democracy.
* From: Canada. Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts, Letters, and Sciences. Report. Ottawa : King's Printer, 1951. By permission of the Privy Council Office.