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University on the heights

 

Title:
University on the heights
Name:
First, Wesley
Published:
Garden City, N.Y : Doubleday, [1969]
Edition:
[1st ed.]
Physical Description:
xiii, 199 p. 22 cm.
Subjects:
Columbia University History., Columbia University
Contents:
Nathaniel Peffer / by Mark Van Doren -- A recollection of Raymond Weaver / by Lionel Trilling -- Early Columbia reminiscences / by Hugh Auchincloss Brown -- The army that never ran away / by David Cort -- Ideas and poetry / by Louis Simpson -- Of Van Doren and Butler / by Carlos P. Romulo -- Memoirs of a galley slave / by Paul Gallico -- A stranger to the law / by William O. Douglas -- Three and a half years at Columbia / by John Berryman -- Some recollections of great teachers / by Clifton Fadiman -- The unloosened mind / by Paul H. Douglas -- T.C. in the thirties / by Norman Cousins -- The Jester and the Times / by Corey Ford -- A doubled magic / by Herman Wouk -- As we were / by Jacques Barzun -- The Woodberry years / by Melville Cane -- Francis J. Ryan / by Joshua Lederberg -- The extracurricular grind / by Richard Rodgers -- The golden day / by M. Halsey Thomas -- An authentic past / by Theodore Caplow -- Low memorial indeed / by Max Frankel -- I am introduced to civilization / by Lloyd Frankenberg -- Memories of Goatville days / by H.R. Steeves -- Thoreau, Columbia, and the world / by Joseph Wood Krutch -- The first of the great / by Richard B. Snow -- Politics and football / by James A. Wechsler -- Forty-three years of Columbia / by Paul R. Hays -- Four historic years / by M. Lincoln Schuster -- A student was one who studied / by Herbert Brucker -- Town and gown / by H.L. Jacobson -- The Columbia I remember / by Alfred A. Knopf -- Learning to live / by Thomas Merton.
Summary:
Collection of 33 essays by Columbia University graduates and professors, dedicated to the idea of an academic institution as a free community of scholars
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