Education: Alice in Seville

All the Boston schoolmarm wanted, as she entered Seville's great General Archives of the Indies during her vacation trip through Spain, was to look up some facts for an article on Barbados. But that day in 1911, Alice Bache Gould found herself so fascinated that she could not bear to leave. "Day after day," says she, "I went back to the archives and postponed my trip home." Last week, after 41 years, she was still postponing it.

In those 41 years, Alice Gould has made quite a name for herself in her special wonderland, for the Archives contain the world's richest collection...

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