William W. Godding, Eulogy at the Burial of the Mathematics, 1852Manuscript Mss 852940.6

Collection Overview

Title:

William W. Godding, Eulogy at the Burial of the Mathematics, 1852

Call Number:

Manuscript Mss 852940.6

Collection Dates:

1852

Size of Collection:

8 pp. ; 20 cm.

Abstract:

Mock eulogy written for a 19th century Dartmouth College sophomore class tradition of staging a funeral for the end of the prescribed mathematics course. The tradition involved a funeral march, orations as well as burial or burning of mathematics text books.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

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