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Ernest Gottlieb Sihler papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0184

Scope and Contents

The colletion consists of one bound volume of student notes in Greek literature and oratory prepared by Ernest G. Sihler while he was a graduate student at Hopkins, 1876-1878.


  • Creation: 1876-1878


Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Biographical Note

Ernest G. Sihler was the first recipient of the Ph.D. in Greek (1878) awarded by the Johns Hopkins University. Sihler was professor of Latin language and literature at New York University (1892-1923) and the author of published works in classical history and philosophy. Sihler was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana January 2, 1853 and graduated from Concord College in 1869. He studied at the University of Berlin and Leipzig before entering Johns Hopkins where he was a student of professor Basil L. Gildersleeve. Ernest G. Sihler died in Mount Vernon, New York January 9, 1942.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the University by E.G. Sihler in 1928.

Related Materials

Correspondence of Ernest G. Sihler is included in Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve Papers MS.0005, Special Collections.

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