Sidney B. Fay Biography

Sidney B. Fay (April 13, 1876–August 29, 1967) was a historian of World War I and its origins. Fay taught at Dartmouth and Smith colleges, as well as Harvard and Yale universities.


The Hohenzollern household and administration in the sixteenth century, by Sidney Bradshaw Fay. Northampton, Mass.: Dept. of History, Smith College, 1916.

The origins of the World War, by Sidney Bradshaw Fay. 2 vols. New York: Macmillan, 1928; 2d ed., rev. New York: Free Press, 1966.

The rise of Brandenburg-Prussia to 1786, by Sidney Bradshaw Fay. New York: H. Holt, 1937; Reprint, Malabar, Fla.: R.E. Krieger Pub. Co., 1981.

A guide to historical literature, edited by George Matthew Dutcher, Henry Robinson Shipman, Sidney Bradshaw Fay, Augustus Hunt Shearer, William Henry Allison. New York: Macmillan, 1937.

Germany: revised and edited from the work of Bayard Taylor, by Sidney B. Fay. "Memorial edition." New York: P. F. Collier & Son, 1939.