Henry Alfred Todd

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Henry Alfred Todd, Ph. D. (1854–1925) was an American Romance philologist, born at Woodstock, Ill. He was educated at Princeton (A.B., 1876), and at Paris, Berlin, and Madrid, (1880–83), and at Johns Hopkins University (Ph. D, 1885), where he taught for several years. He held the chair or Romance languages at Stanford, 1891–93, and became professor of Romance philology at Columbia. In 1906 he was president of the Modern Language Association of America.

In 1910, with Raymond Weeks and other scholars, he founded the Romanic Review, the first learned review in English devoted entirely to the Romance languages. Among his publications are: