Kenneth M. Stampp

Historian, Author

1912 – 2009

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Who was Kenneth M. Stampp?

Kenneth Milton Stampp, Alexander F. and May T. Morrison Professor of History Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley, was a celebrated historian of slavery, the American Civil War, and Reconstruction. He was a visiting professor at Harvard University and Colgate University, Commonwealth Lecturer at the University of London, Fulbright Lecturer at the University of Munich, and has held the Harmsworth Chair at Oxford University. In 1989, he received the American Historical Association Award for Scholarly Distinction. Then in 1993, came the prestigious Lincoln Prize for lifetime achievement by the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College.

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Born
Jul 12, 1912
Milwaukee
Also known as
  • Kenneth Milton Stampp
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    History
    ( - 1942)
Employment
  • University of California, Berkeley
Lived in
  • Piedmont
    ( - 2009/07/10)
Died
Jul 10, 2009
Oakland

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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