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SERGE ELISSEEFF CHOSEN TO BE HARVARD PROFESSOR

Serge Elisseeff has been elected professor of Far Eastern Languages, University Hall revealed yesterday. Professor Elisseeff came to Harvard in 1932 as lecturer on Chinese and Japanese. During the present academic year he is in Paris as Director of Studies in the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes. A graduate of the University of Tokio, he served in 1916 as Privat-Dozent at Petrograd Imperial University, and in 1917 as Professor in the Institute for the History of Foreign Affairs in Petrograd. From 1921 to 1929 he was the interpreter in the Imperial Embassy in Paris.