Education: The Alliance

In the lecture hall of the American Philosophical Society, next door to Philadelphia's Independence Hall, a small group of notables gathered last week for a special ceremony. Behind them hung the portrait of the society's founder, Benjamin Franklin, and it was with the memory and works of Franklin that the notables were concerned. Presidents A. Whitney Griswold of Yale and Owen J. Roberts of the American Philosophical Society had come to announce that their two institutions were about to collaborate on one of the major literary ventures of the century — the publication...

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