List of Guggenheim Fellowships awarded in 1955

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List of Guggenheim Fellowships awarded in 1955.


1955 U.S. and Canadian Fellows

Arthur James Outram Anderson was an American anthropologist specializing in Aztec culture and translator of the Nahuatl language. He was renowned for his and Charles E. Dibble's translation of the Florentine Codex by fray Bernardino de Sahagún, a project which took 30 years. The two also published a modern English translation of Book XII of the Florentine Codex, which gives an indigenous account of the conquest of Mexico. Anderson translated and wrote an extensive introduction to fray Bernardino de Sahagún's Psalmodia Christiana He also edited and published translations of formal linguistic texts by eighteenth-century Mexican Jesuit Francisco de Clavigero (1731-1787) outlining rules of the Mexican (Nahuatl) language.

Herbert L. Anderson American physicist

Herbert Lawrence Anderson was an American nuclear physicist who was Professor of Physics at the University of Chicago.

Thomas Foxen Anderson was an American biophysical chemist and geneticist who developed crucial techniques for using electron microscopes. Anderson pioneered use of the electron microscope to study viruses. His research produced insights of how viruses infect cells, methods of their reproduction and how they alter the cells they infect.

1955 Latin American and Caribbean Fellows

Arturo Pineda Alcaraz was a Filipino volcanologist known for his work on geothermal energy. He received the 1982 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Government Service.

José Ramírez de Arellano Spanish architect and sculptor

José Ramírez de Arellano, also José Ramírez Benavides,, was a Spanish Baroque architect and sculptor.

Edilberto Kaindong Tiempo, also known as E. K. Tiempo, was a Filipino writer and professor. He and his wife, Edith L. Tiempo, are credited by Silliman University with establishing "a tradition in excellence in creative writing and the teaching of literacy craft which continues to this day" at that university. During his tenure there, he was department chair (1950-69), graduate school dean, vice-president for academic affairs, and writer-in-residence.Tiempo was also part-time professor in St. Paul University Dumaguete teaching Fine Arts ,Drama and Graduate School.

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