Announcement was made yesterday of the award of five scholarships totalling $2,375 to eight upperclassmen. These scholarships, all over 200 years old, number among them the oldest academic award in the college.
Leverett S. Tuckerman, Jr. '40 of Salem and Stewart D. Riddles '40 of Miami, Florida were named recipients of the Saltonstall scholarships, established in 1733.
The Lady Mowlson scholarship, established in 1643 and the oldest in the college, was awarded to Daniel M. Pearce, Jr. '42 of Ripley, Tennesses.
Alan F. Clifford '41 of Peace Dale, Rhode Island and Arthur H. Northrup '42 of Indianapolis, Indiana received the Samuel Sewall scholarships which were founded in 1698. The Mary Saltonstall scholarships were given to Joseph P. Lyford '41 of Westport, Connecticut and Edward J. Pols, Jr. '40 of Newark, New Jersey. These awards were established in 1733 for "Juniors and Seniors in Harvard College (always dissenters)."
Jesse B. Thomas '42 of Georgetown was named recipient of the Hollis scholarship, founded in 1722, for "pious young students designed for the ministry."