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Lyon, James K.


biographical statement

His Konkordanz zur Lyrik Gottfried Benns, 1971.

Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 2-17-34)

Brigham Young University Humanities Department, via WWW, June 7, 2013 (professor of German Studies, BYU, 1994-circa 2012, and department chair)

Additions to the Lyon family collections, June 7, 2013 (family group sheet - born 1934 [still living], parents T. Edgar and Hermana Lyon)

Lyon family collection, Oct. 8, 2013 (married Dorothy Ann Burton on Dec. 22, 1959; had eight children; earned degrees from Univeristy of Utah and Harvard University; taught German Studies at BYU; also professor at Harvard, University of Florida, and UC San Diego; department chair, associate dean of the Graduate School, and Provost of Fifth College at UCSD; authored many book, articles, and book reviews on German literature; recipient of Guggenheim Fellowship, NEH Fellowships, and grants from ACLS; principal investigator for two substantial grants from the Ford Foundation; became Emeritus Faculty member of BYU German Studies department in September 2013)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

James K. Lyon papers, 1944-2007

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7955 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains research and composition files on Bertolt Brecht and other German notables, with correspondence and reviews; includes graduate student and course files, and Foreign Language Area Studies files. Dated 1944-2007.

Dates: 1944-2007