World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Dallas Lore Sharp

Article Id: WHEBN0007034768
Reproduction Date:

Title: Dallas Lore Sharp  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Boston University School of Theology alumni, American nature writers, Boston University School of Theology, Boston University faculty, Commercial Township, New Jersey
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Dallas Lore Sharp

Dallas Lore Sharp
Born 1870
Haleyville, New Jersey
Died 1929
Nationality American
Alma mater Brown University (B.A., 1895)
Boston University School of Theology (S.T.B., 1899) [1]
Occupation professor and author
Spouse(s) Grace Hastings
Children Waitstill Sharp

Dallas Lore Sharp (1870–1929) was an American author and university professor, born in the Haleyville section of Commercial Township, in Cumberland County, New Jersey.[2]

He graduated at Brown University in 1895, served as a Methodist Episcopal minister for four years, and graduated at the Boston University School of Theology in 1899. He married Grace Hastings and the couple had four sons, including Waitstill Sharp.

He was assistant librarian (1899–1902), assistant professor of English (1902–09), and thereafter professor at Boston University.

As a writer he became known through his charming magazine articles on native birds and small mammals and for his books.

Works

  • A Watcher in the Woods (1903)
  • (1904)Roof and Meadow
  • The Lay of the Land (1908)
  • The Face of the Fields (1911)
  • The Fall of the Year (1911)
  • Winter (1912)
  • The Spring of the Year (1912)
  • Summer (1913)
  • Beyond the Pasture Bars (1914)
  • Where Rolls the Oregon (1914) (revised and reprinted as Eastern Naturalist in the West: Dallas Lore Sharp 1912 by Sand Lake Press)
  • The Whole Year Round (1915)
  • The Hills of Hingham (1916)

References

  1. ^ Boston University Year Book 1899
  2. ^ Sharp, Dallas Lore; and Millard, Columbus Norman. A Watcher in the Woods, p. viii. Century Company, 1911. Accessed July 23, 2014. "Dallas Lore Sharp was born on a farm in Haleyville, New Jersey, where the pine barrens, the marshes of Maurice River, and the great river swamps stretched out around him."

External links


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.