Education: Anonymous

There lives in Detroit a person, presumably wealthy, who admirably combines an appreciation of the arts with practical generosity. Three years ago this person, name unknown, endowed Michigan University with a fellowship in Creative Arts. Whereupon, Robert Frost, Vermont poet, lived at Ann Arbor for two years, writing, teaching. This last year, Robert Bridges, British laureate, has lived at Ann Arbor, writing, teaching.

Last week, many people recalled these facts when Dr. Marion L. Burton, Michigan's President, announced that the anonymous person in Detroit was continuing the fellowship; that Robert Frost, having grown...

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