Wyatt-Brown, Pulitzer-finalist UF historian, dies at 80
A longtime University of Florida history professor whose Pulitzer Prize-nominated book helped make his reputation as a leading scholar of Southern history has died.
Bertram Wyatt-Brown, 80, was a UF history professor for 21 years before retiring in 2004. He died Nov. 5 of pulmonary fibrosis in Baltimore.
Wyatt-Brown put the UF history department on the map with writing that changed thinking about the South as well as his work with graduate students, said Steve Noll, a senior lecturer in the department....
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