Farrand, Max (1869–1945)

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FARRAND, MAX (1869–1945)

Anyone who cares seriously to study the work of the constitutional convention of 1787 owes a debt to Max Farrand. Farrand, professor of history at Stanford (1901–1908) and Yale (1908–1925) Universities and later director of research at the Huntington Library, compiled and edited all the known Records of the Federal Convention (1911, revised 1937). That work was more influential than his narrative history books, which were intended for undergraduate or popular audiences.

Dennis J. Mahoney

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