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|Name:||Thomas Herbert Johnson|
Thomas Herbert Johnson; Bliss Perry; Joseph C Grew
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The collection also includes two diaries, one of four months duration, when Thomas was fourteen, speaking mostly of the reading he was doing, life at school, and farm life. The other is a 1921-1922 diary, when he was teaching in the Readsboro, Vermont, schools for a few months, and ending when he was teaching in the Boston area. The diary is filled with lots of self-examination, his hopes and fears for his future, his reaction to teaching in a small rural school, including descriptions of some of his students, and ending with his arrival at Williams College and his being turned down for a fraternity.
The collection also includes letters relating to Johnson's year at Dartmouth. In one letter Thomas asks to be reinstated at Dartmouth College, where he had been asked to leave, and President Hopkins tells him why that would not be a good idea. A folder of miscellaneous letters dating from 1925 to 1933 includes a letter from Harvard's Bliss Perry and and two brief notes from George L. Kittredge.
- Johnson, Thomas Herbert.
- Floating University.
- Dartmouth College.
- Williams College.
- Voyages around the world -- 20th century.
- Youth -- Vermont -- Bradford -- Diaries.
- Teachers -- Vermont -- Readsboro -- Diaries.
- Bradford (Vt.) -- Archival resources.
- Readsboro (Vt.) -- Archival resources.