Harry Morgan Ayres
Harry Morgan Ayres was a professor of English Literature at Columbia University an author, and editor. He edited The Reader's Dictionary of Authors including entries for Charles William Eliot, Wilfrid Wilson Gibson, and George Moore and also contributed to the Library of the World's Best Literature.
The English Journal Volume 13 described The Modern students book of English literature he compiled and wrote with Frederick Morgan Padelford and William David Howe as: "A brave effort to give something of every trope - even letters and a taste of modern critical and biographical prose." The description adds that the selection of early English material is "more adequate" than is usual.
He defended General Dwight Eisenhower's appointment at Columbia pointing to the scholarly quality of his Guidhall speech in London.
He wrote an essay on Modern American Tendencies for The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes.
Birth and Death Data: Born October 6th, 1881, Died November 20th, 1948
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1928
Roles Represented in DAHR: session supervisor, speaker
Notes: Listed on disc label as Prof. H. M. Ayres, Columbia University.
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-46641||10-in.||8/1/1928||American speech : Newburyport, Massachusetts||C. E. Huntingdon||Recitation||session supervisor|
|Victor||BVE-46651||10-in.||8/2/1928||American speech : Charleston, South Carolina||G. D. Grice||Recitation||session supervisor|
|Victor||BVE-46654||10-in.||8/2/1928||American speech : Ellsworth, Maine||H. E. Rollins||Recitation||session supervisor|
|Victor||BVE-46656||10-in.||8/2/1928||American speech : Goose Creek Gullah||Samuel Gaillard Stoney||Recitation||session supervisor|
|Victor||BVE-48418||10-in.||12/3/1928||American speech : New York City (1)||Collins||Recitation||session supervisor|
|Victor||BVE-48419||10-in.||12/3/1928||American speech : New York City (2)||Smith||Recitation||session supervisor|
|Victor||[Trial 1925-05-26-02]||10-in.||5/26/1925||English speaking test||Harry Morgan Ayres||Monologue||speaker|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ayres, Harry Morgan," accessed July 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106613.
Ayres, Harry Morgan. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106613.
"Ayres, Harry Morgan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.
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