Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Douglas Southall Freeman

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Title

Douglas Southall Freeman

Description

In this pamphlet announcing the publication of Freeman's biography on George Washington, there is a short biography about Freeman himself. It states that "Freeman stands today as one of America's greatest living historians. It also mentions that Freeman's biography of Robert E. Lee won the Pulitzer Prize in 1934. At this time, that he had been the liberal editor of the Richmond News Leader since 1915 and for several years, he lectured at Columbia as a Journalism professor. Being a graduate from Richmond College and receiving his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University, he also was awarded honorary degrees from more than 12 other institutions, including, Yale, Columbia, and William and Mary.

Date

1948

Contributor

Natalia Chaney

Format

Coverage

Virginia Baptist Historical Society

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Collection

Citation

“Douglas Southall Freeman,” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed November 22, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/430.