The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Siebert, Wilbur Henry

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SIEBERT, sē'bėrt, Wilbur Henry, American educator: b. Columbus, Ohio, 30 Aug. 1860. He was graduated at Ohio State University in 1888, from Harvard in 1889 and received his A.M. at Harvard in 1890; studied in Germany in 1890-91, was associate professor of European history at the Ohio State University in 1898-1902, since which time he has been professor of that branch. He was secretary of the University Faculty from 1902 to 1906, and acting dean of the College of Arts, Philosophy and Science during 1907-08; also served as lecturer in history at Ohio Wesleyan University during the same year. He traveled in Europe in 1909-10. Is a member of numerous learned and other societies. He has published ‘The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom’ (1898-99); ‘The Government of Ohio’ (1903); numerous papers relating to the dispersion of the American Loyalists, and articles on some other subjects, including a ‘Report on Collections of Material in English and European History in the Libraries of the United States.’