Educator, lecturer. Born– Jan. 8, 1896, in Mobile. Parents– Myles Hicks and Rosabel (Pooley) Savelle. Married– _____. Children– One. Married– Jean Reeda Happ on Mar. 18, 1950. Children– Two. Education– Columbia University, A.B., M.A., and Ph.D. Taught at Columbia University 1926, 1932; at Stanford University, 1932-1947; and at University of Washington 1947-1967; visiting professor and Fulbright Lecturer University of Chile 1963; U.S. Department of State Lecturer in Australia 1966. Awarded Cutting Traveling Fellowship 1930-1931; Social Science Research Council Traveling Fellowship 1938-1939; and Fulbright Scholarship 1950.


Contemporary Authors, Vol. 21R; Who’s Who in the World, 1974.


Colonial Origins of American Thought. New York; Van Nostrand, 1964.

The Colonial Period in the History of the New World. Mexico City; Instituto Panamericano de Geografia e Historia, 1962.

The Diplomatic History of the Canadian Boundary, 1749-1834. New Haven; Yale University Press, 1940.

Empires to Nations; Expansion in America, 1713-1834. Minneapolis; University of Minnesota Press, 1974.

Foundations of American Civilization; a History of Colonial America. New York; Holt, 1942. (Revised 1964 with title A History of Colonial America.)

George Morgan, Colony Builder. New York; University of California Press, 1932.

The Gospel of Judas Iscariot. New York; Exposition, 1969.

Is Liberalism Dead? Seattle; University of Washington Press, 1967.

Seeds of Liberty. Seattle; University of Washington Press, 1948.

This Is My America. Palo Alto, Calif.; Stanford University Press, 1948.


The Origins of American Diplomacy; the International History of Anglo-Americana, 1492-1763. New York; Macmillan, 1967.

Short History of American Civilization. New York; Holt, 1957.

The United States; Colonial Period. Mexico City; Pan American Institute of Geography and History, 1953.


A Workbook to Accompany “A History of World Civilization.” New York; Holt, 1957.


A History of World Civilization. New York; Holt, 1957.


The Era of American Revolution. New York; Columbia University Press, 1939.

Problems of American History. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice, Hall, 1952.