Honorary Degrees
1918 - Present

Herschel Clay Baker 
Doctor of Letters  1966
Status: conferred

Son of Texas, distinguished graduate of Southern Methodist University; former teacher at The University of Texas, and now for twenty years Professor of English at Harvard. Educator, editor, author, musician, critic, interested especially in literature as a cultural institution and manifestation of humanistic concerns, he worthily represents his alma mater, his native state, and his nation.