Academic journal article Anglican and Episcopal History

MEMORIAL RESOLUTION: Eric L. McKitrick (1919-2002)

Academic journal article Anglican and Episcopal History

MEMORIAL RESOLUTION: Eric L. McKitrick (1919-2002)

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Resolved: The Board of Directors of the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church has received the announcement of the death of Dr. Eric L. McKitrick on 24 April 2002 with great sadness. Dr. McKitrick has been for us a distinguished and dear friend. His service as both first and second vice president of the Society has been notable. He brought wit, wisdom, and devotion to our proceedings. Both the Society and the Church he loved so well will miss his learned and inspiriting presence. By this motion, we express our appreciation for his service and send to Mrs. McKitrick and his family our sincere condolences for their loss.

"Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from henceforth: even so saith the Spirit, for they rest from their labors; and their works do follow them."(Revelation 14:13)

Adopted: 8 June 2002 (This resolution will be entered in the permanent records of the Historical Society.)

ERIC L. MCKITRICK

A native of Michigan, Dr. McKitrick's distinguished career as an American historian was spent at Columbia University, where he was professor of history from 1960 until his retirement in 1989. He also taught at the University of Chicago and Rutgers University; he was visiting professor at Vassar College, at Smith College, and at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford. During his lifetime he was the recipient of the John H. Dunning Prize, the Bancroft Prize, and the Order of Cincinnati Prize. …

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