American historian and professor at Harvard University or college who founded the field of American Research and released the popular book THE BRAND NEW England Brain: The Seventeenth Hundred years in 1939. He gained a degree from your University or college of Chicago and began teaching at Harvard University or college in 1931. He spent annually in the Institute for Advanced Research on the Guggenheim Fellowship in Princeton, NJ. His family originates from Chicago, Illinois. Felix Frankfurter published a tribute to him which was presented in THE BRAND NEW York Herald Tribune.