December Meeting, 1958

    A STATED Meeting of the Society was held at its House, No. 87 Mount Vernon Street, Boston, on Thursday, 18 December 1958, at three o’clock in the afternoon, the President, Mr. Richard Mott Gummere, in the chair.

    The records of the Annual Meeting in November were read and approved.

    Messrs. Gilbert Russell Payson, of Boston, and Alden Porter Johnson, of Worcester, were elected Resident Members of the Society.

    Mr. Wendell D. Garrett read a paper entitled: “Apthorp House: The First Fifteen Years.” The material presented was subsequently included in his book Apthorp House 1760–1960 published, with a preface by Reuben A. Brower and an introduction by Walter Muir Whitehill, by Adams House, Harvard University, in 1960 in commemoration of the bicentenary of the building that has been for the past three decades the Master’s residence of Adams House.