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Letters to his parents from Dartmouth College and Hartford, Vermont, 1930-11

MS-685: Richard Campen student letters
 Folder: 5, Box: 1


Contains 5 handwritte letters on the topic of Langdou-Davies’s lecture on “an outside view of American Education,” late night treats with friends, reading George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man, discussion on the topic of including disciplines in education, a sophomore student named Bob James, sending dirty laundry home, first haircut since coming to college, treats from uncle, female visitors for the weekend house parties, Thanksgiving plans, unusually warm weather, dental care, reading Shaw’s Candide, playing bridge with friends, studying for English exam, French exam, Chemistry exam, notoriety of Chemistry 3 as the second hardest class at Dartmouth, opinions on the attractiveness of the girls who came to Hanover for house parties, Dartmouth Night, plan to switch his recreational activity from cross-country to a type of gym work, his performance in math class, philosophical discussions with friends about ideals of life, college, superior complexity and more, article he read about the political conditions in Russia, articles from The December Forum, plan to go to Hartford for Thanksgiving, room rent bill, his performance in the chemistry exam, writing assignment on the topic of “individual vs. society,” and visit to Aunt Lil’s house for Thanksgiving.


  • 1930-11

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