Education: Athenaeum's Lady

Polite conversation in Boston has buzzed for some time over who would be Harvard's next president and who would be the Athenaeum's next librarian. The first question is still open: for the presidency, which may not be filled until next autumn, Dean Kenneth Ballard Murdock is still in the lead, with Headmaster Francis Parkman of St. Mark's School increasingly mentioned. The second question was answered last week, and surprisingly: the "First Gentleman's Library in the World'' has a lady librarian for the first time in its 126 years.

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