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With 6,695 contributors enrolled to date, the Harvard Fund for 1937 has passed the record number of subscribers set by the 1936 Fund, it was announced yesterday from Fund headquarters in Wadsworth House. Last year, for the third successive time, the Fund had more contributors than any other alumni fund in America.

Recently a second appeal for contributions to the Fund has been mailed by John B. Bowditch '37, Senior Class Agent, to all members of the Senior Class who have not contributed thus far. Bowditch's first letters to the Class, mailed nine weeks ago, have resulted in 92 contributions to date.

Twelfth Year

In its twelve years of operation the Fund has enrolled nearly 19,000 contributors, and a total well in excess of one and one-half million dollars. The total subscription so far for the 1937 Fund is $90,164. Generous individual gifts are not asked, but the Fund is anxious chiefly to enroll as large a number of donors as possible.

According to a statement issued yesterday from Wadsworth House, every dollar given is credited in full with compound interest toward the Class's twenty-fifth Anniversary gift to the College. The amount of this traditional gift is $100,000. By the end of the year it is expected that more than 250

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