The Susan Anthony Potter Prizes in Comparative Literature were instituted by Professor M. A. Potter, in memory of his mother. One, of $100, is to be given for the best thesis by a graduate or undergraduate student on any subject in the field of comparative Literature approved by the Chairman of the Department. The other, of $50, is to be given for the best essay by an undergraduate on any subject in the field of Comparative Literature concerning the Middle Ages or the Renaissance. Candidates should submit their subjects to Professor Kittredge as early as possible. May 1, 1912, will be the last day for receiving these or essays in competition. A special Susan Anthony Potter Prize, of $75, is offered this year for the best essay on a subject dealing with Spanish literature of the Golden Age. This competition is open to all undergraduates. Manuscripts must be delivered at 20 University Hall, addressed to Professor C. H. Grandgent, on or before May 1, 1912. Further information may be obtained from Professor J. D. M. Ford.
The George Arthur Knight Prize, of $30, derived annually from the income of a gift of $1040.40 received by the University from Mr. William H. Knight in 1909, is to be offered for the best composition in instrumental music. Preference will be given to string quartets or trios, though works with pianoforte accompaniment will be accepted. Manuscripts must be left with the Chairman of the Division of Music on or before May 1, 1912.
The Patria Society Prize of $50, is for an essay on any subject connected with the political or diplomatic history of the United States, which must be handed in on or before May 1, 1912, at 20 University Hall.