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Letters to his parents from Dartmouth College, 1931-02

MS-685: Richard Campen student letters
 Folder: 8, Box: 1
Contains 8 handwritten letters on the topic of satisfaction with professors of the term, the opening ceremony of Winter Carnival, ski and skating contests with universities (McGill, New Hampshire, Williams, Amherst, Harvard and some more), Dartmouth team including some Olympics prospect athletes, player’s presentation “500 Gallons,” fraternity dance, basketball game with Yale, hockey and winter sports game with Harvard, list of readings for English class this term, readings for French class, freshmen Green book, Dartmouth’s winning the winter sports championship, female college students from New England who came to the winter carnival, receiving clean laundry from home, receiving cookies from grandpa, DOC weekend trail trips, DOC cabins, plans to travel South including Washington, Miami and possibly Havana, his grades for the classes, his thoughts on his performance for the first term at college, his friends’ grades, ski class, receiving magazines from home, evolution class, ski class photo, math homework, readings for English class, writing to Aunt Lil, celebrating Washington’s birthday, exchanging letters regularly with a girl from Vanderbilt, concern about expensive college tuition, recommending Tess of the d’urbervilles, French reading assignments, staying at the Moose Cabin for the weekend, writing an English paper, deep conversation about life and death with his friend Leon, watching the movie “Cimarron,” meeting with his English professor, reading the magazine Forum, exams, ski class photo, weekend picnic in Appalachian trail, receiving father’s clippings from New York and explanation of photos attached.


  • 1931-02

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