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Letters to his parents from Dartmouth College, 1931-09

MS-685: Richard Campen student letters
 Folder: 16, Box: 1
Contains 5 handwritten letters on the topic of people Campen met on his train ride back to Hanover, meeting Dartmouth friends on the train, registering and changing courses for the term, course schedule, his friends’ new roommates, loneliness, struggles to find a place to eat, dropping physics course and signing up for math 21 (theory of finance), public speaking course assignment, asking for bar soap, asking for allowance, struggles of living far away from rest of his friends, his slim chance of joining a fraternity, change in his idea of an ideal life style, course selections to suit his interest in career in business, receiving treats from aunt Min, settling on group of friends to hang out with and place to eat, receiving an invitation from a fraternity to hang out, conversation with his friend, studying for zoology and economics course, an example of math problems from his math course, participating in senior yearbook competition for experience in business and hiking plan for weekends.


  • 1931-09

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Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA