Humrich, Christian Philip Zeigler

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Letter from Christian Humrich to Samuel Davis (Draft)
[May 1848?]

Christian Humrich writes to Samuel K. Davis regarding his experience during his freshman year at Dickinson College. Humrich mentions his Latin class and discusses the differences between Professors Otis Tiffany and George Crooks. In addition, Humrich mentions the suicide of a Major Irvine at a...

Location: I-Original-undated-15

Subject: Carlisle Indian School, Dickinson College Student Life, Education

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1840-1859

Letter from John Thropp Jr. to Christian Humrich
April 23, 1850

John Thropp Jr. asks Christian Humrich about an old friend and asks him to write to "let me know... how you are all getting along at Old Dickinson." In addition, Thropp describes a trip he took the previous year and notes his intent to visit Carlisle soon. "I want to see old Carlisle once more...

Letter from George Freaner to Christian Humrich
August 1851

A description of this letter is not currently available. Transcripts included.

Location: I-Original-undated-15

Subject: Dickinson College Student Life, Education

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1840-1859

"Our Destiny," by Christian P. Z. Humrich
July 8, 1852

Christian P. Z. Humrich prepared this oration, entitled “Our Destiny," for the commencement ceremonies held July 8, 1852. Authoring an original speech was among the graduation requirements for Dickinson College seniors at that time. Transcript included.

Location: Orations-1852-H929o

Subject: Politics and Government

Format: Speeches and Sermons

Time Period: 1840-1859

Letter from Christian Humrich to His Family
August 12, 1852

Christian Humrich writes to his family regarding traveling to Pittsburgh and the Free Spoilers convention that coincided with his visit. "I have heard many accounts of Pittsburgh, but" as Humrich explains, he "had no idea of the dirt, filth and stench. Transcript included.

Location: I-Original-undated-15

Subject: Personal and Family Life, Politics and Government, Travel and Tourism

Format: Letters/Correspondence

Time Period: 1840-1859

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