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Letters to his parents from Dartmouth College, 1932-02

MS-685: Richard Campen student letters
 Folder: 21, Box: 1
Contains 6 handwritten and typescript letters on the topic of family’s visit to Aunt Lil, having Jane over for Winter Carnival, Winter carnival activities, registering courses for the following semester, his friends’ poor performance in their courses, his criticism of Japanese imperialist aggressions, his parents’ conflicting feelings about him having a girl over for the Winter Carnival, meeting more girls over the Winter Carnival, his disappointment with his mother’s doubts about his moral standards, assurance that there was nothing sexual between him and Jane, Dartmouth athlete’s feat in the Winter Carnival sports games, receiving clean laundry from home, receiving a magazine from home, receiving a letter from Uncle Joe, psychology lectures, supper with his friends at a cabin, going sleigh riding with Jane, Leon getting drunk, fraternity house parties during the Winter Carnival, economics course assignments, receiving a typewriter as a gift from his parents, writing letters with typewriter, reading Shaw’s Apple Cart, participating in a cross-country ski race to represent Pi Lambda Phi, playing handball, receiving a thank-you letter from Janes, zoology reading, chemistry problem sets, his grades from the previous term, receiving his old photos from home, Army-Dartmouth basketball game, his hair improving with the treatment of Harper’s oil and the crude oil shampoo, chemistry and psychology problem sets, family’s trip to South America, receiving a chocolate cake from home, eating out with his friends, his academic performance, being sick and staying in Dick’s house, cost of staying in Dick’s house, admirable facility of Dick’s house, receiving treats from Uncle Sam, satisfaction with his course work this term and his interest in working at a hospital over summer.


  • 1932-02

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