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Honorary Degrees, 1970-79

Bates College Honorary Degree Recipients, 1970-79

1979
Isabel Bishop Doctor of Fine Arts
Gerald Holton Doctor of Science
Dorris A. Isaacson Master of Arts
Amory Bloch Lovins Doctor of Science
Vincent L. McKusick ’44 Doctor of Laws
Robert B. MacNeil Doctor of Humane Letters
1978
Gwendolyn Brooks Doctor of Letters
Jacques d’Amboise Doctor of Fine Arts
Madeleine Richard Freeman ’47 Doctor of Laws
Northrop Frye Doctor of Humane Letters
Ian Lennox McHarg Doctor of Humane Letters
John McPhee Doctor of Letters
1977
Berenice Abbott Doctor of Fine Arts
Charlotte Curtis Doctor of Humane Letters
Edward Thaxter Gignoux Doctor of Laws
George Edgar Ladd, Jr. Doctor of Laws
Isidor Isaac Rabi Doctor of Science
Horton Guyford Stever Doctor of Laws
1976
Elma Ina Lewis Doctor of Fine Arts
Paul Webster McAvoy ’55 Doctor of Laws
May Sarton Doctor of Letters
Mary Lou Williams Doctor of Fine Arts
Robert Byron Williamson Doctor of Laws
1975
George Wildman Ball Doctor of Civil Laws
Daniel J. Boorstin Doctor of Humane Letters
William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr. Doctor of Laws
Andrew Jackson Young, Jr. Doctor of Laws
1974
Thomas Allsopp Doctor of Laws
Sarah Pillsbury Harkness Doctor of Fine Arts
Paul Henry Lang Doctor of Music
Gerard Piel Doctor of Letters
1973
Albert Craig Baird Doctor of Laws
Evelyn Mae Copeland, ’39 Doctor of Humane Letters
Paul Abraham Freund Doctor of Letters
George Simms Hammond, ’43 Doctor of Science
1972
Claude LeRoy Allen, Jr. Doctor of Laws
Sylvester Jefferson Carter, ’34 Doctor of Science
Robert Coles Doctor of Letters
Charles Roy Keller Doctor of Laws
Constance Ernestine Berry Newman, ’56 Doctor of Laws
1971
William L. Parsons ’05 Doctor of Laws
Coretta Scott King Doctor of Letters
Alfred A. Knopf Doctor of Humane Letters
Robert Hayden Kroepsch,’33 Doctor of Laws
Nancy Grace Roman Doctor of Science
Marc Redans Shedd Doctor of Laws
1970
Edwin Wentworth Adams, ’19 Doctor of Laws
Winthrop Charles Libby Doctor of Laws
Russell Errol Train Doctor of Laws
Ruth Marie Adams Doctor of Humane Letters
King Virgil Cheek, Jr., ’59 Doctor of Laws
John Ciardi’38 Doctor of Letters
Eli Goldston Doctor of Laws
Archbishop Iakovos Doctor of Divinity

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