Education: Books for the World

The letters all have foreign stamps, and they are all grateful. Though most of them begin "Dear Doctor," or "Dear Professor," the man to whom they are addressed never even finished eighth grade. He is just plain Henry Dunn, 60, caretaker of the University of Texas' Main Building.

For four years Henry Dunn has been sending books to needy libraries abroad. He began it after hearing a Chinese coed describe the plight of her country's universities. Dunn straightway started collecting 7,000 volumes for Lingnan University in Canton, whose library had been burned by the Japanese.

Then he heard about other foreign colleges and...

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