To the Editors:
The American Council of Learned Societies is planning to bring out a “catch up” volume of the Dictionary of American Biography. It will include sketches of persons from all periods of American history who were omitted when the original volumes were published. The editor asks all scholars who know of historical figures who should be included in this volume to call them to his attention. Suggestions should be sent to John A. Garraty, Editor, Dictionary of American Biography, Charles Scribner’s Sons, 597 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10017. Please include some explanation of the person’s role in American history and any bibliographical references that may be available.
John A. Garraty