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80 Notes of Other Societies, etc.
ican Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Antiquarian
Society, the American Philological Association, the Archaeolo-
gical Institute of America, the American Historical Association,
the American Economic Association, and the American Socio-
logical Society. Six of these societies have appointed their
delegates to the Council, the first meeting of which, it is now
expected, will be held in New York City on February 14.
Although the American Oriental Society has not yet ratified
the Constitution of the American Council, it has been asked to
send two informal representatives to the coming meeting, and
the President of the Society has appointed as such Prof. Morris
Jastrow, Jr., and Prof. Maurice Bloomfield.
P. S. — At the first meeting of the American Council, held in
New York on February 14, organization was effected. The fol-
lowing officers were elected: Prof. Charles H. Haskins, chair-
man; Prof. John C. Rolfe, vice-chairman; Prof. George M.
Whicher, secretary-treasurer. Professor Jastrow attended the
meeting as the informal representative of this Society.
M. Sylvain Levi, Honorary Member of this Society, has been
commissioned by the French Minister of Public Instruction to
organize the department of Oriental Languages in the reconsti-
tuted French University of Strasbourg.