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Hyslop, Beatrice Fry (1899–1973)

American historian. Born Beatrice Fry Hyslop on April 10, 1899, in New York, NY; died July 23, 1973, in Rochester, NY; dau. of James Hervey Hyslop and Mary Fry (Hall) Hyslop; Columbia University, PhD in history, 1934.

Taught at Mount Holyoke College (1926–28) and at Kingswood School for Girls, Bloomfield, Michigan (1934–36); researching cahiers de doléances of 1789 for doctoral studies, was commissioned by French government to verify and catalog them (1931), publishing work as Répertoire critique des cahiers de doléances pour les États-généreaux de 1789 (1933) and Supplément (1952); published doctoral thesis French Nationalism in 1789 According to the General Cahiers (1934), L'Apanage de Philippe-Égalité, duc d'Orléans, 1785–1791 (1965), and co-wrote The Napoleonic Era in Europe (1970); taught at Hunter College (NY), becoming history instructor (1936), assistant professor (1941), associate professor (1949) and professor (1954); edited "France" section of "Recently Published Articles" for American Historical Review (1947–68); helped found Society for French Historical Studies (1955), serving as 3rd president; was member of graduate faculty at City University of New York (1964–69); was visiting scholar at University of Kentucky (1969) and Winthrop College (1970). Made Chevalier des Palmes académiques (1931) and Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur (1952) by French government.

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