The joint meeting of the AAPT and the APS held in New York from January 29th through 31st was significant for a variety of events. Among these was an Apparatus Competition, held under the auspices of the Committee on Apparatus for Educational Institutions of the AAPT, which drew not only some one hundred and ten entries but also the interest of large numbers of visitors. Because of space limitations, it was possible to accept only sixty‐odd entries, but this number included two from abroad, a few from American high schools, and one from an industrial research laboratory. The great majority, as was perhaps to be expected, came from American college and university departments of physics.

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