Letters, Jun. 14, 1937

Yale's Brains?


Harvey Gushing (p. 48, TIME, May 10) unquestionably is a "Brain Surgeon." He may be "quick-tempered," though you would hardly think it to see him entertaining his classmates at tea in his Whitney Avenue home, but he is not "Harvard's."

Four years as an undergraduate at Yale with the class of '91, marrying into a Yale family, sending his two sons to Yale and now living in New Haven, make him, first, last and all the time, Yale's.

Respecting his long sojourn in Boston, he comments to his class secretary as follows:...

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