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Convocation date: May 9, 1947
Discipline / contribution: linguistics
Citation / biographical information:
The Committee recommends that the following honorary degree be conferred:Degree received: Doctor of Laws
Richard Albert Wilson, MA, PhD, Professor of English Emeritus, for distinguished contributions to the study of language and faithful service in this university.
[Senate minutes, 8 May 1947]
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