College professor. Born– Aug. 10, 1876, Huntsville. Parents– Granville J. and Alice (Roberts) Dawson. Married — Fletcher Stinson, 1906. Children–one. Married– Avis Marshall. Education– Georgetown College, A.B., 1901; Howard College, M.A.; Columbia University, Ph.D., 1921. Taught at Howard College, 1903-1931; University of Alabama, 1930-1947; Howard Payne College, 1947-1948. Also taught at Western State College, 1923, and the University of Toulouse, 1919. Editor of Howard College Studies in History and Literature, 1921-1930. Contributed to various periodicals, including Romantic Review and Modern Language Notes. Member of Kappa Phi Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa and the Authors’ Club of London. Received the Officer d’Academic decoration from the French government. Died April 9, 1966.


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A French Regicide in Alabama. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1939.

Lakanal the Regicide. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1948.

Poems. Birmingham, Ala.; s.n., 1919.

Toulouse in the Renaissance. New York; Columbia University Press, 1921.