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Bogue's letters to his family from Hanover, NH, 1898-04

MS-863: Roswell Bogue letters
 Folder: 8, Box: 1
Identifier: 1

Description

Contains 9 letters on the following topics: Fraternity meeting and election; performance by a dramatic club from D. C.; male actors having to dress up as females for their characters; annual indoor meet at the gym; breakfast and walk; attempts to sell his bike; hanging out in a hotel; his friends and their girls; drawing a horse; French exam; snow; first day of vacation but some students are still taking the Latin exam; chapel; professor Lords’ invitation to dinner; Easter at Dartmouth; playing baseball and checkers; warm weather and taking photos; cooking dinner with friends; dance party; track practice; his friend Dan falling behind in school; press coverage of the Spanish-American war; spring vacation coming to an end; class schedule for the next term; changing the captain of the track team; enlistment schedule; starting a new term; ball game; President Tucker’s speech; buying monograms to send home; track meeting; friends’ next year rooming plan; parents potential travel to Hanover in June; summer job; lecture on Roberts Harper’s letter; recitation; president’s address on the state of the country; last night’s spontaneous parade of waking up professors and asking them for speeches; minstrel show in the baseball cage; news of Alfonso XIII’s capture; JUM; military enlistment; desire to be enlisted as bad words about him will spread if he doesn’t.

Dates

  • 1898-04

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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