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Letters to his family from Dartmouth College and Lexington, Virginia, 1931-04

MS-685: Richard Campen student letters
 Folder: 11, Box: 1


Contains 7 handwritte letters on the topics of trip back to Hanover, visit to Shenandoah Caverns, dancing with a girl in Washington D. C., surprise visit to his friend George’s family in Albany, NY, having a nice breakfast with his friend George’s family snowy weather on the way back to Hanover, catching up with Leon about the vacation, picking up clean laundry, retrospect on his vacation, reading American Way Out by Norman Thomas, chemistry exam, his performance in Evolution exam, meeting with chemistry professor about his science courses next year, cleaning his dress shoes, his friend Leon’s visit to the Dick’s house for his appendicitis pain, news that a couple of his friends are accepted to Dartmouth, communicating to Leon his decision not to room with him the next year, boarding options for next year, asking for his golf club, Will Durant’s lecture “The Case for India,” Maurice Hindus’s lecture “Soul of Russia,” writing assignment on poets, reading Molière for the French class, room priority number system, deciding to room with a student from Cleveland next year, playing golf at the Hanover Country Club, plan to take a golf PE course, pice of Hanover Country Club, taking French, zoology, English, psychology and economics next year, descriptions of each course from the course catalogue, anticipation that the next year is going to be an academically challenging year, reading Byron, poem recommendations, switching from English reading course to public speaking course for next year, victory in baseball game with Cornell, golf games and watching “Prince Achmed” at the Nugget theatre.


  • 1931-04

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