Adams, Joseph Quincy
Born: Mar 23, 1881 AD
Died: 1946 AD, at 65 years of age.
1881 - Born on March 23 in Greenville, South Carolina. A Shakespearean scholar and was the first director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.
1900 - He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest College.
1901 - Earned an Master of Arts degree from the same institution.
1910 - He pursued a teaching career at several institutions, notably at Cornell University, where he also edited the journal Cornell Studies in English.
1931 - Adams married Helen Banks on the 29th of January .
- Involved with the Folger Shakespeare Library from its foundation.
1934 - He became the Library's temporary director.
1936 - Became the director of the Folger Shakespeare Library.
1946 - Died on November 10th from coronary disease.
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