BIBLIOGRAPHY AWARD TO BENTLEY
SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—G. E. Bentley, Jr., professor of English at the University of Toronto, has been awarded the John H. Jenkins Award for Bibliography, a prize bestowed annually by Union College, Schenectady. Bentley won the award for Blake Books (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1977). Bentley’s work was chosen from among bibliographies published in the U. S. and abroad in 1977. Union College President Dr. John S. Morris presented the $500 award to Bentley Saturday, 10 May. Award ceremonies were held at the College in conjunction with a two-day Blake Symposium sponsored by Union and Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs.
Serving with chairman Carl A. Niemeyer, professor emeritus of English at Union, on the award committee are William B. Todd of the University of Texas, editor of the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America; Walker Cowen, director of the University Press of Virginia; Ernest C. Mossner, professor emeritus of English at the University of Texas; and W. Loretta Walker, associate professor and head of information services at Schaffer Library, Union College.