Title: John Garrett Winter papers Creator: Winter, John Garrett, 1881-1956 Inclusive dates: 1901-1954 Extent: 3 linear feet Abstract:
Professor of Latin and director of the Division of Fine Arts at University of Michigan. Correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to his work and the affairs of University of Michigan; and photographs.
Call number: 86348 Aa 2 Language: The material is in English Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave. Ann Arbor, MI
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The collection was the gift of Mrs. John G. Winter (donor no. 977) and came to the library in 1958.
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[item], folder, box, John Garrett Winter papers, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan
John G. Winter was born in Holland, Mich., on Feb. 14, 1881, a son of Garrett and Janetje de Weerd. He was graduated from Hope College in Holland with an AB degree in 1901. He received an M.A. degree from the University of Michigan in 1904 and a Ph.D. in 1906. He served as an instructor of Greek and Latin at Hope College from 1901 to 1903. In 1906, after receiving his doctorate, Winter became an instructor in Greek and Latin at the University of Michigan. In 1911 he became assistant professor and was promoted to associate professor in 1915 and a full professor in 1919. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Winter also served as director of the Institute of Fine Arts and of the Museum of Art and Archaeology (now the Kelsey Museum). He served as chairman of the Department of Latin Language and Literature at the University from 1928 until 1950.
In 1929, Winter was named lecturer on the Thomas Spencer Jerome Foundation at the American Academy in Rome. In 1935-36 he was chosen Henry Russel Lecturer at the University of Michigan. He was a member of the Managing Committee of the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Greece, and a member of the Advisory Council of the American Academy in Rome. In 1944 he was elected president of the American Philological Association.
His publications, in addition to many articles in scholarly periodicals, include: "Myth of Hercules at Rome" (1910), "Life and Letters in the Papyri" (1933), and "Michigan Papyri" (Volume LII. 1936). He was editor of T.S. Jerome's "Aspects of the Study of Roman History" (1923) and general editor of "Michigan Studies" (Humanistic Series).
He died March 23, 1956.
Collection Scope and Content Note
The Winter collection is comprised to six series: Correspondence, Institute of Fine Arts; Museum of Archaeology; Organizational Activities; Biographical / Miscellaneous; and Lectures, speeches, writings.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the finding aid database and catalog of The Bentley Historical Library/University of Michigan. Researchers desiring additional information about related topics should search the catalog using these headings.
American Philological Association.
University of Michigan. Dept. of Classical Studies.
University of Michigan. Division of Fine Arts.
University of Michigan -- Faculty.
University of Michigan. University Museum.
University of Michigan. Scientific Club.
Winter, John Garrett, 1881-1956.
Seabury, Samuel, 1873-1958.
University of Michigan -- Commencements -- 1933.
Winter, John Garrett, 1881-1956.
Adams, James P. (James Pickwell), 1895-1969.
Adams, Randolph Greenfield, 1892-1951.
Aga-Oglu, Mehmet, 1896-1949.
Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916.
Bennett, Wells Ira, 1888-
Bishop, William Warner, 1871-1955.
Boak, Arthur Edward Romilly, 1888-1962.
Bonner, Campbell, 1876-
Burton, Marion Le Roy, 1874-1925.
Cooley, Mortimer E. (Mortimer Elwyn), 1855-1944.
D'Ooge, Martin Luther, 1839-1915.
Effinger, John Robert, 1869-1933.
Gomberg, Moses, 1866-1947.
Hobbs, William Herbert, 1864-1952.
Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948.
Karpinski, Louis Charles, 1878-1956.
Kelsey, Francis W. (Francis Willey), 1858-
Keniston, Hayward, 1883-
Kraemer, Casper John, 1895-1958.
Kraus, Edward Henry, 1875-1973.
Little, Clarence C. (Clarence Cook), 1888-
Lloyd, Alfred H. (Alfred Henry), 1864-1927.
March, Benjamin Franklin, 1899-1934.
Pattengill, Albert Henderson, 1842-1906.
Reeves, Jesse Siddall, 1872-1942.
Rice, Warner Grenelle, 1899-
Robbins, Frank Egleston, 1884-
Ruthven, Alexander Grant, 1882-1971.
Sanders, Henry A. (Henry Arthur), 1868-1956.
Warner, Langdon, 1881-1955.
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Container / Location
With family members 1907-1933
Institute of Fine Arts [series]
Clippings Student Sculpture 1931
Development Fund (Carnegie Corporation Grant) 1929
Ninth Annual Exhibition of Sculpture 1938
Wells M. Sawyer Exhibit 1936
Exhibits, undated 1938, 1943
Exhibit Chinese art 1940-1941
Fairbanks, Professor Award 1933, 1935
Inventory of Art Collections by Miss Hubbard 1933, 1935
Material for Report to President 1934-1935, 1937-1938
Reports to the President 1929-1946
Miscellaneous papers undated, 1935
Museum of Archaeology [series]
Annual reports 1932-1949
Duties of Secretary, Committee on Research undated
Organizational Activities [series]
Advisory Council to the Committee on the School of Classical Studies of the American Academy in Rome 1930-1932
American College Society of Print Collectors
Chairman's reports undated, 1937
American Philological Association
American School of Classical Studies in Rome 1943, 1946
C.L. Freer Research and Publication Fund 1932-1945
Committee on Scholarly publications (minutes) 1935-1948
Detroit Institute of Arts 1933, 1940
International Association of Papyrologists 1949
Scientific Club 1935-1949
Biographical / Miscellaneous [series]
Photographs: Portraits and photograph of Winter presenting doctor of laws degree to Samuel Seabury 1933
Obituary tributes, for friends and colleagues 1927-1954