Daniel Aaron, Critic and Historian Who Pioneered American Studies, Dies at 103 - New York Times

New York TimesDaniel Aaron, Critic and Historian Who Pioneered American Studies, Dies at 103New York TimesSmith College hired him as a freshly minted Ph.D., and he taught there for 30 years. During wartime shortages of manpower, he worked on a farm and as a volunteer police officer. He also pitched for a softball team in Northampton, Mass. He and his wife ...and more »