The Atlantic Bookshelf: A Guide to Good Books

COLLABORATORS in matrimony since 1900, Charles and Mary Beard have been collaborators in literature since 1921, when their History of the United States appeared. He was Professor of Politics at Columbia University (1915-1917) and subsequently President of the American Historical Association (1933), and has had a hand in the writing of more than thirty volumes. Besides being the mother of two children, she has had long experience in women and labor movements, and is the author of seven volumes in her own right.