Five members of the Faculty in addition to one new appointee are recipients of John Simon Guggenheim Fellowships, it was announced yesterday. The awards are granted to enable them to carry out specific research projects.
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. '38, whose appointment as associate professor of History was announced Sunday will receive a grant to enable him to complete his project of writing an intellectual history of the period of the New Deal. Clyde K. M. Kluckhohn, professor of Anthropology, will engage in a preparation of a book on the relation of anthropology to contemporary problems.
Two members of the Botanical Museum were represented in the announcement, Hugh C. Cutler and Donovan S. Correll '39, both research fellows. Cutler will study the origin of the maize plant in South America, and Correll will investigate an American botanical species. Albert C. Smith, Curator of the Herbarium of the Arnold Arboretum, will engage in Botanical exploration of the Fiji Islands.
Conpletion of a book on the finance of certain Latin American countries will be the research project of the last recipient, Philip D. Bradley '39, faculty instructor in Economics. Four of the six awards were granted under a new policy of post-service Fellowships granted on the basis of war service as well as research.