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Could Hamlet have been written by a committee, or the Mona Lisa painted by a club? Could the New Testament have been composed as a conference report? Creative ideas do not spring from groups.

 
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A. Whitney Griswold, 1909-1963, President, Yale University, Commencement Address, June 9, 1957

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A. Whitney Griswold
A. Whitney Griswold
  • Born: October 27, 1906
  • Died: April 19, 1963
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Alfred Whitney Griswold, who went by his second given name, was an American historian and educator. He served as 16th President of Yale University from 1951 to 1963, during which he built much of Yale's modern scientific research infrastructure, especially on Science Hill.

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