Harry R. Garvin grew up in New Orleans Louisiana, attended Tulane University where he got his Masters and then the University of Michigan for his PhD. After four years in the army during WWII as a Quartermaster in both the United States and occupied Germany, he married Lois Sharbach and come to Bucknell University in 1947 as a member of the Department of English. He brought new ideas to the campus such as the Colloquium Series that still continues today. From 1964-73 he was Chairman of the...
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