Program of The Webster Centennial of Dartmouth College Celebrating the One Hundredth Anniversary of The Graduation of Daniel Webster. Unlisted.

Program of The Webster Centennial of Dartmouth College Celebrating the One Hundredth Anniversary of The Graduation of Daniel Webster

Hanover, NH: The Dartmouth Press, 1901. First Printing. Printed Wrapper. 8vo. This is an actual program from the ceremonies, which were held on 14-15 September 1901; it as not the reprinted monograph of 1902 nor a modern copy. 8 pages including the cover; bound with golden-brown thread at the spine. Near Fine. Item #007162

Identifies the highlight of the celebration including "a short game of football [to be] played on Alumni Oval by the 'Varsity Eleven and an Alumni Eleven," the Dartmouth Night festivities featuring a parade of students and alumni in colorful costumes as well as Daniel Webster's carriage and plough, Exercises in the College Church, the laying of the cornerstone of Webster Hall, and the concluding banquet. There rear cover references Webster's famous defense of the college against the state in the landmark 1819 Supreme Court case.

Price: $50.00

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