My Dismissal from the Carnegie Institute of Technology; (Causes and Effects)

My Dismissal from the Carnegie Institute of Technology; (Causes and Effects)

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...his wife. Hence we may accept as true the following statement in Mrs. Harnerschlag's answer to my Poverty-Day letter (the italics being mine): .. "Happily the great desire toward righteousness pervades all like God's sunshine, and my husband realizing this, will smile and go forward with his work, thankful for the cooperation of those who know that big work can be done by kindly a11d constructive criticism." It was this paragraph that I had inscribed in the copy of my play The Great Reliever, which I sent to Mrs. Hamerschlag. ' Does this authentic statement sound as though the President had intended to resign? Much as my first letter worried the president, I did not think my second registered letter would.increase his worry to the degree that necessitated resignation almost immediately after he had presented the last diploma on the stage at Carnegie Music Hall. The mere knowledge that I was making a study of him seemed to be suificient proof of his own guilt to himself. And yet I should have known he would lack the courage to face his faculty in the Fall of 1922 after they had read Part I of this booklet. He must have suifered a veritable hell, thinking I might possibly publish something before he stepped out on the Commencement stage. Perhaps that "newspaper reporter" was sent by him to reconnoitre; if so, how it must have strengthened him to read the letter I had written to the editor! And yet it will be considered "viciously low" to regard Mrs. Hamerschlag's letter as an "oflicial" communication. So let us forget personal letters and accept President Church 's oflicial truth that "Dr. Hamerschlag has for the past three years been desirous of being relieved...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236776933
  • 9781236776938