Herbert B. Adams: Tributes of Friends

Herbert B. Adams: Tributes of Friends

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Herbert B. Adams: Tributes of Friends

Herbert B. Adams: Tributes of Friends

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After all, however, this is not without its compensation, for the reward comes to the living rather than to the dead. And in the case of Dr. Adams rarely did so young an instructor retain so widespread and loyal an attachment from former students, and they in turn -- "the boys," as he always loved to call them -- even after years of separation, ever felt confident that in him they always had a steadfast friend and ally.

RESOLUTIONS

THE AMERICAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

At the annual meeting of the American Historical Association in Detroit in December, 1900, the resignation of Secretary H. B. Adams was received and the following minute was adopted:

"Recognizing with reluctance the necessity of accepting the resignation of Prof. Herbert B. Adams, of the office of secretary, on account of his continued ill health, the Association desires to place upon its records an expression of its high appreciation of his services.

"Secretary of the Association from its beginning, no one had more to do than he with its founding and successful organization, nor has anyone given greater aid, with wise counsel and generous loyalty, to its expanding usefulness. Ever ready for any labor, however great, open-minded toward every suggestion of new possibilities, always forgetful of himself and mindful only of the interests of the Association, he has been during these years a most efficient officer. The Association regrets that this connection, so . . .

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