National Geographic : 1966 Dec
and leaving the new Robert Frost Library at Amherst College. It honors the famous poet who was an Amherst faculty member when he died in 1963. Amherst shares in the ancestry of the Na tional Geographic Society. Here Dr. Edwin A. Grosvenor taught as a beloved professor of history, and here his son Gilbert H. Grosve nor, "the architect and master builder of the Society," was educated.* 816 Amherst limits itself to 1,200 students, and a remarkable group they are. Ninety percent of them go on to graduate study-one of the highest percentages in the country. Not far away, land has been acquired for a new college, Hampshire, scheduled to open in late 1969. Across town, the University of Massachusetts is in the midst of a tremen dous expansion. From its campus rise five *A tribute to the late Dr. Gilbert H. Grosvenor, by Frederick G. Vosburgh and the Society's staff, appeared in the October, 1966, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC.