Other Deaths

August 12, 2013

Elizabeth H. Jones, who was head of conservation at the Fogg Museum at Harvard University from 1952 to 1974, died in Connecticut on May 20. She was 94. After a flood ravaged Venice in 1966, she devoted many months to the preservation and restoration of the city's damaged paintings, sculptures, and structures.

Ben Ross Schneider Jr., a professor emeritus of English at Lawrence University who worked there for 28 years, died in Massachusetts on July 24. He was 93. He was an early user of computers for humanities research and led a team in the 1970s that developed a computerized index of an 11-volume reference work, The London Stage, 1660-1800.