Courtesy Edward W. Rothe ’48

In Response to: From the Archives

The “director,” seated, in the March 19 From the Archives photograph is J. Merrill Knapp. One of the great Handel scholars of the 20th century, Merrill, who was a treasured friend and mentor, was a member of the faculty for 36 years and served as dean of the college for five years in the early 1960s. A graduate of Yale, Merrill was an honorary member of the Princeton Class of 1936.

Editor’s note: Also writing to identify J. Merrill Knapp were Archibald Hewitt ’51, C.P Heaton ’54, and professor emeritus Peter Jeffery.

Teri Noel Towe ’70