1948 - The Immortal Six: A Centennial Ode

A Centennial Ode was a poem written by Paul Hamilton Engle (University of Iowa 1932) in 1948 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity.  The book is 16 pages in length.

PAUL HAMILTON ENGLE (University of lowa 1932), author of "The Immortal Six," is one of the most distinguished poets among Phi Gamma Delta's long list of eminent literary men. A native of Iowa, he first swam into the ken of Fijiland when he was introduced by the late Luther A. Brewer (Gettysburg 1883) to Mu Deuteron Chapter at Iowa University, where he received his master of arts degree. He was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. Since 1937 he has been professor of English at Iowa. He is the author of Worn Earth, American Song, Break the Heart's Anger, Corn, Always the Land, West of Midnight, for which he received a $1000 award from the Friends of American Writers, and American Child. His compelling centennial ode was read at the Washington and Jefferson campus exercises by Dr. Gilbert W. Mead (Allegheny 1911), Historian of the fraternity.
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Abstract/Description: A Centennial Ode was a poem written by Paul Hamilton Engle (University of Iowa 1932) in 1948 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. The book is 16 pages in length.

PAUL HAMILTON ENGLE (University of lowa 1932), author of "The Immortal Six," is one of the most distinguished poets among Phi Gamma Delta's long list of eminent literary men. A native of Iowa, he first swam into the ken of Fijiland when he was introduced by the late Luther A. Brewer (Gettysburg 1883) to Mu Deuteron Chapter at Iowa University, where he received his master of arts degree. He was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. Since 1937 he has been professor of English at Iowa. He is the author of Worn Earth, American Song, Break the Heart's Anger, Corn, Always the Land, West of Midnight, for which he received a $1000 award from the Friends of American Writers, and American Child. His compelling centennial ode was read at the Washington and Jefferson campus exercises by Dr. Gilbert W. Mead (Allegheny 1911), Historian of the fraternity.

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