Carleton Lewis Brownson


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Xenophon's Anabasis, translated by Carleton Lewis Brownson.[1]

Carleton Lewis Brownson (January 19, 1866 - September 27, 1948) was a professor of the Greek language and Latin language and dean of the College of Liberal Arts at City College of New York.


He was born on January 19, 1866 in Connecticut and he received an A.B. from Yale University in 1887. He traveled to Athens, Greece and became a student member at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens from 1890 to 1892. In 1897 he received his Ph.D. from Yale University, and was offered a teaching position at City College of New York.[2] By 1909 he was dean of the College of Liberal Arts at City College of New York till 1926 when he was promoted to Dean of the Faculty.[3] He died in 1948 in New York City.[4]


  1. ^ Brownson, Carlson L. (Carleton Lewis) (1886). Xenophon;. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press.
  2. ^ "New Teachers at City College" (PDF). The New York Times. October 24, 1897. Retrieved 2010-07-10. The appointment of Dr. Carleton L. Brownson from Yale and Prof. Joseph Allen from Cornell to the teaching force of the City College marks a distinct advance ...
  3. ^ "Dr. Brownson Honored at Dinner". The New York Times. May 3, 1927. Retrieved 2010-07-04. A testimonial dinner to Dr. Carleton L. Brownson, Professor of Classical Languages at City College and last June Dean of the Faculty, was held last night at ...
  4. ^ "Carleton Brownson, Ex Dean at C.C.N.Y." The New York Times. September 27, 1948. Retrieved 2010-07-04. Carleton L. Brownson, who was the first dean of the College of Liberal Arts of City College, serving from 1909 to 1926, ...