Allen, Frederick Lewis
Frederick Lewis Allen, 1890–1954, American social historian and editor, b. Boston, grad. Harvard (B.A., 1912; M.A., 1913). He is best remembered for his journalistic but nonetheless penetrating works of social history, including Only Yesterday (1932), Since Yesterday (1940), and The Big Change (1952). After teaching English at Harvard, he was an assistant editor of the Atlantic Monthly (1914–16), then managing editor of The Century (1916–17). In 1923 he began working for Harper's Magazine, where he remained until 1953, becoming chief editor in 1941.
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