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Biography

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Albert Leroy Andrews was a Professor of Germanic Philology at Cornell University, an amateur bryologist, and Honorary Curator of the Wiegand Herbarium.

CHRONOLOGY

1899 Attended Williams College, BA
1899-1901 Taught Preparatory School in Vermont
1901-1902 Assistant Principal of a Prep. School in Mt. Pleasant, PA
1902 Awarded MA by Williams College, for work done in absentia
1902-1903 MA from Harvard Graduate College
1903-1904 Instructor of German at University of West Virginia
1904-1905 Instructor of German at Dartmouth College
1905-1908 Studied abroad at Universities in Berlin, Kiel, Copenhagen, and Christiania (Oslo), and received Ph.D. from University of Kiel in 1908
1908 Teaching fellow at Cornell
1909 Instuctor in German and Scandinavian languages at Cornell
1918 Assistant Professor of German (some references say 1919)
1924-1928 Chairman of German Department
1931 Professor of Germanic Philology
1946 Retired with the title of Professor of Germanic Philology Emeritus
1953 Named Honorary Curator of the Bryological Collections of the Wiegand Herbarium of Cornell University