Letters Home from Stanford: 125 Years of Correspondence Collected from Students of Stanford University (Hardcover)

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Letters Home from Stanford, a collection of the hand-written and electronic correspondence of generations of Stanford students, recalls the common human experience of breaking out and trying to find our way as we observe the world around us and look over the shoulder toward home. From first letters home freshman year and firsthand accounts of historical events to questions about self and questions about laundry, these letters, emails, and texts evoke a sense of the heritage, history, and shared experience common to college students everywhere, and Stanford students in particular. Walk the Quad with Lucy, member of the Pioneer Class, who headed west to Stanford in 1891, and Laine, feisty member of the Class of 2016. Live history as Hope celebrates the end of World War l, throw snowballs in the Quad with Elaine in 1962, celebrate with Burnham when he makes the newspaper staff on his second try in 1923, root for the Cardinaler, Trees?at yet another Big Game, name the year...


Product Details
ISBN: 9781681060484
ISBN-10: 1681060485
Publisher: Reedy Press
Publication Date: February 24th, 2017
Pages: 208
Language: English