"Builders of the Bay Colony" To Be Presented to President

Morison's Volume Included in Gift of 200 Books For White House

"Builders of the Bay Colony" by Samuel A. Morison '08, professor of history, has been chosen as one of 200 contemporary books to be presented to President Roosevelt Tuesday by the nation's booksellers to supplement the permanent White House library. The committee of judges which made the selections included Bliss Perry, Francis Lee Higginson Professor of English Literature, Emeritus; Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Alexander Woolcott, Christopher Morely, Julia Peterkin, and William Lyon Phelps. Perry is reported to be one of the Pulitzer Prize committee, although the judges' names have never been officially revealed by Columbia University.