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Historical Item Analysis: Student Life in the 1870s

In a letter recently donated to the University Archives, a student describes what life was like in the early years of the college after its inception. 389 more words

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Before writing QL 4, I dug through my memorabilia drawer and found stacks of letters that I had written home from Vietnam. Most were to my brother and mother, but there also a few to a former girlfriend who had returned them to me years later. 1,039 more words

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Smitty's Letter XV - "Landing"

All ashore that’s going’ ashore…..

As the ships drew closer to Leyte, the American soldiers already on shore were being hampered by logistical problems which caused a severe delay in capturing the island.  681 more words


Smitty's Letter XIV - "On the Move Again"

Letter XIV                                    “On the Move” (again)                        undated due to censorship

Dear Mom,  We have been at sea now for three days heading toward someplace the Land and the great white father in Washington only knows. 710 more words


Letters Home X. Introvertism, Perspectivism and Ukulelism.

It’s Australia Day. It’s my first Australia Day. I should probably be having a barbie, slip-slop-slap in my thongs. But I’m not. Truth is, I’m not doing anything special. 647 more words

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So, problems and home?

February 27, 2016

Hello everyone,

So, it’s time to be honest, no more beating around the bush anymore. Yes, I am planning on coming back home. 208 more words

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Doing better!

February 20, 2017

Hello everyone!

So, I don’t know if my mom has proclaimed to anyone of you yet but I have been sick for the past two weeks. 161 more words

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