Gordon Hall Gerould

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Gordon Hall Gerould, B.A., B.Litt. (1877–1953) was a philologist and folklorist of the United States.

Born in Goffstown, New Hampshire, he joined the faculty of Bryn Mawr College and was a professor of English at Princeton University. In 1910 he married fellow writer Katharine Elizabeth Fullerton Gerould. He served in the U.S. Army, holding the rank of captain in 1918.

His published works include:

  • The North England Homily Collection (1902)
  • Sir Guy of Warwick (1905)
  • Selected Essays of Fielding (1905)
  • The Grateful Dead: The History of a Folk Story (1908)
  • Saints' Legends (1916)
  • Peter Sanders, Retired, a novel (1920)


  • Biographical note Gordon Hall Gerould Papers, 1904-1953, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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