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GY-10107-73

Alan D. Brinkley
Unknown institution

A Biography of W. Bourke Cockran

To prepare a comprehensive biography of W. Bourke Cockran (1854-1923), New York attorney, politician, and orator. To discuss the historical significance of his career and to examine the reasons for his relatively obscrue place in history. To demonstrate that the study of a second-level historical figure who has been largely ignored by scholars can provide an interesting and significant addition to the history of his time.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Younger Scholars, 2/76 - 2/85

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$6,571 (approved)
$6,571 (awarded)

Grant period:
11/1/1972 – 8/31/1973