The Harvard Freshman Red Book Volume 1922

The Harvard Freshman Red Book Volume 1922

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...in the cantonments of this country; and some were in the navy. A large number was claimed by the S. A. T. C., and there were about two hundred other men who were not old enough for service. These latter lived in the Yard and had only a small amount of military drill, but the men in the S. A. T. C. were classed as enlisted men in the army and had a regular schedule of training and studying which left little time for leisure. Consequently, there were no athletics, no elective system in courses, and no "college life." Harvard was simply an army post, and the Class of 1922 really had no existence. With the opening of the second term, on January 2, the Freshman Class may be said to have begun its existence, if a definite date must be found for its beginning. The return to normal life on a pre-war basis was accomplished in an incredibly short time. Athletics were revived with renewed vigor. Of course the football players had no chance to prove their ability; but a good hockey team was developed, which, after a creditable season, was unfortunately unable to arrange the usual final game with the Yale Freshmen. The Crew Squad contains some excellent, material, and should prove its worth against Yale. The Baseball Team has developed greatly in the last few weeks and should have a very successful season. Though in need of candidates, the Track Team has shown merit in its preliminary meets. The greatest difficulty that the Class of 1922 has had to contend with has been that proverbial stumbling block--class unity. The Freshman Class this year is scattered as no other class has been since the Freshman dormitories were erected. Some of the men are living in the Yard, some in the Freshman Halls, and an unusually large number are living at...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236871391
  • 9781236871398