This article, contributed to this issue of the Crimson by D. T. W. McCord '21, explains the function and purpose of the Harvard Fund Council. McCord is the Council's executive secretary.
This autumn the Harvard Fund begins its fourth year of activity, and in view of its annually increasing importance to the College and the Graduate Schools, it is perhaps advisable to explain for the benefit of those members of the University who know nothing about it something of its origin and purpose. The Fund was founded late in 1925 by a group of Alumni who felt that the graduate body should have an organization through which a man might contribute each year to the University a small or large amount of money, according to his individual means, entirely for unrestricted use. An Alumni board known as the Harvard Fund Council, consisting of 30 members each to serve six years, was formed to administer the Fund. From 1925 to Commencement, 1928, Mr. Howard Elliott, '81, of New York was president of the Council. His death last July robbed the Fund of one of its most ardent and untiring supporters. Mr. Albert T. Perkins, '87, of St. ing dormitory touch football leagues, in which games will be played every day at 3.15 o'clock for the next three or four weeks, depending on the weather.
Regular dormitory football will close on Friday, a week before the Freshman Yale Game.
All Freshman sports must be attended at least three times a week to secure the necessary credit throughout the year
Gift Goal Set For $500,000Half a million dollars in alumni contributions during 1950 was the goal set by David McCord '21, executive secretary of
Fund Drive Exceeds Last October's TotalThe Harvard Fund Drive is running about $42,000 ahead of the total at this stage last year, David T. W.
'54 College Fund Gifts Top Record By Over $100,000The Harvard Fund has jumped more than $100,000 ahead of its record 1953 pace, David T. W. McCord '21, Fund
McCord Will Resign As Director of FundDavid McCord '21, Executive Director of the Harvard Fund Council, has resigned, effective July 1. He will be succeeded by
Fund Council Calls on Class Of '49 for Anniversary GiftThe Class of 1949 unofficially enters the ranks of the alumni next week when it receives its first appeal from
McCord Replaces Corning on FundHoward Corning '90, Executive Secretary of the Harvard Fund Council, has been chosen a member of the Research Staff of