Letters, May 4, 1936

Fine Piece


In your valued magazine of April 13 on p. 36, appeared under Education a story called "Spaeth to Kansas City." Needless to say it is a fine piece of writing, but it rather overlooks the scholarly achievements of Dr. Spaeth during the 31 years that he was at Princeton. It clearly enough appears that he is a most unique personality with qualities and enthusiasm, but it does not demonstrate that his academic achievements were second to none.

I am wondering whether you did not do the good doctor a little injustice...

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