National Affairs: Historian; Librarian

Last week President Roosevelt appointed the first Archivist of the U. S.* For this $10,000-a-year job, created by the last Congress, he followed the recommendation of the American Historical Association and chose Robert Digges Wimberly Connor, 56, American History professor at the University of North Carolina. A shy, heavyset, golfing, poker-playing pedagog, Professor Connor was Archivist of the State of North Carolina from 1913 to 1921, has spent years digging out old documents for the excellent collection in his University's library. For his Government his job will be not to collect but to...

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