MASTER OF ARTS
WALTER PRENTICE BOWERS: A physician devoted to his calling, for more than forty years a general practitioner in Worcester County, he has brought skill and wisdom to countless homes.
DOCTOR OF SCIENCE
ALBERT EINSTEIN: Acclaimed by the world as a great revolutionist of theoretical physics, his bold speculations, now become basic doctrine, will be remembered when mankind's present troubles are long forgotten.
WALDEMAR LINDGREN: A geologist to whom all men turn for knowledge of the metallic secrets hidden in the rock.
ALBERT SAUVEUR: Long famous as a founder of the science of metallography, a Harvard professor of whose achievements we shall be forever proud.
CHARLES SCHUCHERT: Eminent paleontologist of Yale who has mapped the ancient seas and fathomed the geologic past.
DOCTOR OF LAWS
NORMAN H. DAVIS: Statesman and ambassador whose persistent skill gives us hope for peaceful understanding between distracted nations.
JOHN CAMPBELL MERRIAM: A distinguished scientist whose wise administration of the Carnegie Institution has advanced knowledge on many fronts.
WILLIAM ALLAN NEILSON: Beloved teacher and learned scholar, a former member of our faculty, now a leader in a vital experiment in education--the training of the college woman of today.
GEORGE SARTON: Historian of science and of learning, a scholar whose relentless toil and inspired vision are creating a new academic discipline.
HENRY AGARD WALLACE: A public servant of deep faith and high integrity who finds courage to attempt an uncharted journey in our modern wilderness.
WILLIAM ALLEN WHITE: A citizen of this republic who has devoted his life to democratic ideals and labored unceasingly for the public good.
DOCTOR OF LETTERS
THOMAS MANN: Novelist of rare distinotion an interpreter of life to many in the western world, one of the few contemporary guardians of the great tradition of German culture.