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Carl Clinton Van Doren

Born: September 10, 1885 in Hope, Illinois
Died: July 18, 1950, in Torrington, CT

Pen Name: Carl Clinton Van Doren, Carl Van Doren

Connection to Illinois: Carl was the son of a country doctor and was raised on the family farm in Vermillion County, Illinois. He earned a bachelor of arts from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1907.

Biography: Carl Clinton Van Doren was a U.S. critic and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer. He was the brother of Mark Van Doren and the uncle of Charles Van Doren.


Carl Clinton Van Doren on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Benjamin Franklin /
ISBN: 1931541868 OCLC: 51523112

Simon Publications, Safety Harbor, FL : 2002, ©1938.

Benjamin Franklin /
ISBN: 0140152601 OCLC: 22907544

Penguin Books, New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : 1991.

Comprehensive biography of Benjamin Franklin incorporating his letters, manuscripts, journals, and published works.

  Three worlds /
ISBN: 0837198313 OCLC: 3274261

Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn. : 1977, ©1936.