THE MERTON SOCIETY

America's Oldest "Tea Drinking and Whisky" Speaking Society

Viscount William of Sawchman

Merton Librarian

1975
2000
In Search of Dewey's Decimal

Avant le Déshabillé

Après le Déshabillé

Running the Peonic Gauntlet

2002
Ex Libris

Other Scintillating Information:
  • Senior Thesis Topic: "The Influence of the Zouaves on Twentieth Century Golfing Attire"
  • Comment Most Frequently Heard at Society Functions: "I'll add that to my Recommended Reading List!"
  • Awarded the Order of the Merton Cross for the lecture, "How to Speed Read Without Using Your Fingers," presented to the Society on January 16, 1975
  • Awarded a second Order of the Merton Cross for the lecture, "The Dewey Decimal System--How It Changed My Life," presented to the Society on February 13, 1975
  • 1976 Committee of Three
  • As Official Merton Librarian, is often asked by the Society to validate questionable claims made at meetings