Education: Endowments for Women

Many rich men's daughters attend the leading women's colleges. But not many rich fathers give money to their daughters' almae matres, nor do philanthropists at large seem to have the women's colleges in mind so often as the men's colleges when there is largesse to be passed around.

In recognition of these facts, 80 literary persons, most of them women, lunched in Manhattan last week with alumnae of Wellesley, Vassar, Bryn Mawr, Radcliffe, Barnard, Smith and Mt. Holyoke Colleges. All present were urged to help create public interest in higher education for U....

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