Education: Kitty's Last Exit

His ancestors arrived on the Mayflower. He learned his letters in bookish Boston, graduated at the head of his class ('82) from Harvard, taught Latin at Phillips Exeter. Thereafter for 48 years he was Kittredge of Harvard, Shakespearean and Chaucerian scholar, authority on witchcraft and Norse religion, one of the last Victorians. But above all, "Kitty" was Harvard. When he died last week, part of Harvard died with him.

Professor George Lyman Kittredge's last exit was unstagy. He died peacefully in bed in his Cape Cod summer home at Barnstable, at 81. But Harvard men will remember him for his studied, perfectly...

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