ALMA MATER by Henry Seidel Canby

ALMA MATER

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Continuation of Age of Confidence into college days in the close of the 19th century, and early years of teaching at Yale. Like the previous book, it is a nostalgic backward glance to a past that is on a pinnacle in memory:- the good old days when college spirit meant something, when bigger men served on faculties,when students made more of less good educational facilities. His criticisms are few-- his praise expansive. He shows a college town, built on a small town pattern, with a small town's social distinctions.

Pub Date: Feb. 24th, 1936
Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart