February Meeting, 1950

    A STATED Meeting of the Society was held at the Club of Odd Volumes, No. 77 Mount Vernon Street, Boston, on Thursday, 23 February 1950, at three o’clock in the afternoon, the President, Augustus Peabody Loring, Jr., in the chair.

    The records of the last Stated Meeting were read and approved.

    Mr. William Greenough Wendell, of West Hartford, Connecticut, and Mr. John Marshall Phillips, of New Haven, Connecticut, were elected Corresponding Members of the Society.

    The Reverend Henry Wilder Foote read a paper entitled: “Nathaniel (Son of John) Smibert,” which presented material subsequently published in his John Smibert Painter, with a Descriptive Catalogue of Portraits, and Notes on the Work of Nathaniel Smibert (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1950).