John C. M. Grimm
Associate Professor of Romance Languages
Education and Career
A.B., Ohio State University, 1911; M.A., Ohio State University, 1912; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1916; Student at Sorbonne, Paris, 1919; Ohio State University, 1920, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1927; Professor of Latin, Bridgewater College, 1913-14; Professor of Latin, Juniata College, 1916-17; Assistant Professor of French, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1919-22.

United States Army, 1917-1919.

Member of the Athletic Association. Professional linguist and was a advisor to the publishers of the Britannica World Language Dictionary1.

Involvement with Dickinson College
Grimm joined the Dickinson faculty in 1922 as an Associate Professor of Romance Languages. During the 1933-1934 school year, Grimm taught five classes in French and two classes in Spanish2. He could be found in his office in room 21 of the West College Building3.


1."John C. M.Grimm", Dropfile.
2.1933-1934 Dickinson College Course Catalogue Book, p. 48-49.
3.1933-1934 Dickinson College Student Handbook, p. 21.


Dickinson College Microcosm, p. 36, 1934, Dickinson College Archives.
"Grimm, John C.M" Dropfile, Dickinson College Archives.
1933-1934 Dickinson College Course Catalogue Book, Dickinson College Archives.
1933-1934 Dickinson College Student Handbook, Dickinson College Archives.

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-Cynthia L.Mackey '03
Class of 1934     Chronicles

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Dickinson 1934 is a project of Prof. Osborne's History 204 Class, Fall Semester 2000.