Oliver Samuel Tonks

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Oliver Samuel Tonks, Ph.D. (1874–1953) was a professor of art at Vassar College. He was born at Malden, Massachusetts, educated at Harvard (A.B., 1898; A.M., 1899; Ph.D., 1903), was instructor in classical Greek in the University of Vermont in 1903-04, lecturer at Columbia in 1904-05, and served at Princeton in 1905-11. He became professor of art at Vassar in 1911. He collaborated in writing The Art Museum and the Public School (1912), and he was a fellow of the American Classical School at Athens in 1901-02.