J. Melbourne Shortliffe papers, A1040
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James Melbourne Shortliffe was born in Nova Scota in 1879. He studied at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, then at Yale. Prior to coming to Colgate in 1921, he was an instructor then assistant professor at Dartmouth College and Harvard University. He taught at Colgate for 26 years and became head of the Economics Department before retiring in 1947. He died in Hamilton on December 13, 1954.
"J.M Shortliffe Town Supervisor Dies at Home," The Mid-York Weekly, November 6, 1931, A1040, J. Melbourne Shortliffe papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.
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- Guide to the J. Melbourne Shortliffe papers
- Lora J. Davis, Lisa King, and Allyson Smally
- July 27, 2015
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