Download e-book for kindle: Letters Home from Stanford: 125 Years of Correspondence from by Alison Carpenter Davis

By Alison Carpenter Davis

ISBN-10: 1681060485

ISBN-13: 9781681060484

a set of the handwritten and digital correspondence of generations of Stanford scholars, Letters domestic recollects the typical human adventure of breaking out and looking for our method as we detect the realm round us and glance over a shoulder towards home.
From first letters domestic freshman yr and firsthand debts of historic occasions, to questions about laundry and questions on self, those letters, emails, and texts evoke a feeling of the background, heritage, and shared adventure universal to school scholars in all places, and Stanford scholars in particular.
Walk the Quad with Lucy, member of the Pioneer classification, who headed west to Stanford in 1891, and Laine, feisty member of the category of 2016. stay background as wish celebrates the tip of worldwide warfare I, throw snowballs within the Quad with Elaine in 1962, have a good time with Burnham while he makes the newspaper employees on his moment test in 1923, root for the Cardinal—er, Trees?—at yet one more monstrous video game, identify the year.
Letters domestic from Stanford asks us to discover what Stanford is, has been, and will be—to ourselves and to others—and to mirror on the way it concerns to us nonetheless. From desks, benches, and patches of grass throughout campus and the many years, Stanford’s scholars problem, have interaction, and encourage you—just just like the gang again within the dorm.
One person’s letters inform one Stanford story.
Together, they inform all of ours.

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