Dinsmoor, William Bell
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American archaeologist, architectural historian and epigraphist. Born Windham, New Hampshire, 28. 7. 1886, died 2. 7. 1973. Studied at Harvard School of Architecture; 1906 B.S. 1908–1912 fellowship in architecture at American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA); 1912–1919 architect there; 1924–1928 part-time prof. of architecture there. 1920–1926 director of the Avery Library at Columbia Univ., New York, 1929 Litt.D. there; 1933…

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Dyson, Stephen L., “Dinsmoor, William Bell”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 21 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00176>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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