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Published last night were the names of the annual Bowdoin prize recipients for dissertations in English. These are the University's oldest prizes, established in 1794 by Governor James Bowdoin and increased in 1901 by George S. Bowdoin.
Gordon A. Sutherland 2G of Cambridge with an essay on "The Schweitzerian Heresy" and Walter J. Bates 1G of Richmond, Indiana with an essay on "Morbidity and Objectivity in Swift" split a $300 graduate prize.
Another $300 graduate prize was divided between Charles W. Vogel 4G of Cincinnati for an essay on the Bismarck Era and Alvah W. Sulloway 2L of Concord, New Hampshire writing on "The Political Thought of Robert Bellarime."
The final graduate award of $300 went to Maurice H. Heins 2G with honorable mention to Arthur L. Selikowitz 2G of Brooklyn, N. Y.
Undergraduate Prizes Awarded
Howard S. Nemerov '41 of New York City won the $500 first undergraduate prize with an essay on Thomas Mann. Second award of $200 went to Laurence Radway '40 of Staten Island, New York for an essay on National Socialism.
$100 for third was given Robert S. Bart '40 of West Redding, Conn. for an essay on the "Thorns of Criticism," while honorable mention went to Harry D. Feltenstein '42 and Adrian J. C. Larue ocC.
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