Philadelphia (Nov. 24)
Dr. Lawrence C. Wroth, librarian of the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, has been appointed Rosenbach Lecture Fellow in Bibliography at the University of Pennsylvania for the current academic year.
The award was announced by President Thomas S. Gates. Dr. Wroth is one of the leading scholars in Bibliography in this country, as well as in early American literature and printing. He is the president of the Bibliographical Society of America and since 1925 has been honorary secretary for America of the Bibliographical Society of London.
The Rosenbach Lecture Fellowship in Bibliography was awarded last year for the first time and was held by Christopher Morley, author and essayist.
The fellowship was established through a gift of $20,000 from Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach of Philadelphia, an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania, who is a distinguished writer, bibliographer and collector.