Herbert Wing, Jr.
Professor of Greek Languages and Literature
Education and Career
A.B., Harvard University, 1909; A.M., University of Wisconsin, 1911; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1915; Studied at American School of Classical Studies, Athens, Greece, 1913-14; Student Assistant in European History, University of Wisconsin, 1910-12 and 1914-15; Associate Professor of European History, University of Michigan, summer session, 1917.

Author of "Tribute Assessments in the Athenian Empire, " "Four Attic Quota-Lists," "Epeiros-Albania Boundary dispute in Ancient Times," "Athenian History from Sulla to Arcadius,"

Member of American Historical Association, American Philological Association, Archaeological Institute of America, and the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies(Britian).

Involvement with Dickinson College
Wing joined the Dickinson faculty in 1915 as an Associate Professor of Greek Language and Literature. In 1920 he was appointed to Professor of Greek Language and Literature. During the 1933-34 school year he taught three history and three greek classes1. He could be found at his office in room 203 in Denny Hall2.In addition to teaching he was a faculty advisor to the Greek Club, Debate Club, Tau Kappa and Phi Beta Kappa. Wing was also in charge of the college bookstore.

    Full Biography


1.1933-1934 Dickinson College Course Catalogue Book, p. 38-41.
2.1933-1934 Dickinson College Student Handbook, p. 19.


Dickinson College, Microcosm, 1934, p. 32, Dickinson College Archives.
"Wing, Jr., Herbert" 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.