David Saville Muzzey

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David Saville Muzzey
Alma materHarvard University
Parent(s)David W. Muzzey
Anne W. Saville

David Saville Muzzey (1870–1965) was an American historian.[1][2] His history textbooks were used by millions of American children.[3] He was accused of being a "bolshevik" by the Better America Federation.[4] He also served as senior leader at the New York Society for Ethical Culture.[5]


  1. ^ "Online Books by David Saville Muzzey". The Online Books Page. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
  2. ^ "Muzzey, David Saville". American National Biography Online. Retrieved May 15, 2016.
  3. ^ "Dr. Muzzey Dead". Redlands Daily Facts. April 17, 1965. p. 6. Retrieved May 15, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Layton, Edwin (May 1961). "The Better America Federation: A Case Study of Superpatriotism". Pacific Historical Review. 30 (2): 137–147. doi:10.2307/3636698. JSTOR 3636698.
  5. ^ Ericson, Edward L. The Humanist Way: An Introduction to Ethical Humanist Religion. The Continuum Publishing Company, 1988, p. 75.