Education: British Librarians

Sir Henry Guppy's term as president of the British Library Association ended last week and Edward James Bruce, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine replaced him at the association's jubilee meeting in Edinburgh. The chief significance of the succession lay in the ability of a librarian group to attract a potent citizen to their leadership.

The earl is the great-grandson of that Lord Elgin who found the "Elgin" marbles scattered over the Acropolis at Athens. He picked them up and carried them to England. The present earl, who lives...

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