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Bogue's letters to his family from Hanover, NH, 1897-11

MS-863: Roswell Bogue letters
 Folder: 3, Box: 1
Identifier: 1

Description

Contains 9 letters on the following topics: Attending the German prof’s funeral; going to church; French exam; small fire incidence; sending a jersey to parents; drawing; describing Thayer as one of the best civil engineering schools in the country, comparing it with Boson tech school; Sophomore-freshmen football game; description of his room; plans to dine with his friends from DKE; taking a walk; receiving Thanksgiving dinner invite; President’s speech; receiving boxes of goodies; Dartmouth-Amherst football game; dance parties; Dartmouth library; Ban on fraternity initiation; first home game of the year with Amherst, festive atmosphere and bonfire; missing being around girls; Christmas plans; exam schedules; rainy weather; cold weather; banquet; discussion on honor system, comparings with other institutions on regarding honor system; purchasing dress suits; physical examination; initiation banquet; DKE brothers; Dartmouth-Williams football game; first sermon at church; budgeting; first fraternity meeting; Latin exam; Prof. Lord’s Thanksgiving dinner; staying at DKE (Deke) house; required gym works; snowing and everything froze; studying mathematics; French exam; expenditures.

Dates

  • 1897-11

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

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