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Bogue's letters to his parents from Worcester, MA and Hanover, NH, 1898-05

MS-863: Roswell Bogue letters
 Folder: 9, Box: 1
Identifier: 1

Description

Contains 11 letters on the following topics: Expenses; many Dartmouth students enlisting for the Spanish-American War before Commencement, not recommending his mom to come this year; Trustee meeting; track team season begins; anticipated visit of Chiclsering[?] of Boston; refusing to apply for discharge; his desire to participate in the Spanish-American War; his opinions and outlook of the War; President Tucker’s advice to students to stay; President Tucker’s speech for those who are going to war; students’ departures to join the war effort; track team training; fraternity meeting; football game with Yale; watching band practice; church sermon; criticism of Norton’s remark published in the Boston Herald on the war; football game with Brown, Princeton and Williams; purchasing house shoes; reading; rumor about the Spanish American war; mom’s travel plan to the east coast; celebrating birthday with classmates; trip to Worcester, MA for a track meet and football game; Amherst and Brown football game; freshman year coming to an end; taking a walk around the campus; Dartmouth Chicago Club annual banquet; a dance.

Dates

  • 1898-05

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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