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Postcards to his mother from Hanover, NH, 1914-01

MS-598: Amos H. Knowlton student letters
 Folder: 16, Box: 1
Contains 10 cards on the topics of having to vacate his room due to his landlord’s daughter’s illness, first final exam at college, hygiene, receiving treats, students collecting dime and giving the money to a student who has an exam next day, different academic atmosphere in dorms, difficult math exam, taking a break in between exams by reading German literature, news about volcanic eruption, discontent with the exam period schedule, exam schedule, self-evaluation of his performance for the first term at college, post-exam break, Dramatic club’s play on February, plans for February, exhaustion after the exams, staying at Douglas inn, chapel requirement, other students stressing over exams, next term’s math course, studying for Latin, taking a walk, students leaving after exams, subscribing to Worcester Academy alumni magazine, warm weather, cleaning room, sending laundry and having baked goods with friends.

Dates

  • 1914-01

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA