Farthest North college president: Charles E. Bunnell and the by William R Cashen

By William R Cashen

This can be either an soaking up biography of Alaska's pioneer educator, the past due Charles E. Bunnell, and an actual background of the establishment he based, the college of Alaska. The political struggles of Alaska from 1900 until eventually statehood function the backdrop for this tale, and Alaska's legislators, delegates to Congress, governors and judges play very important roles.

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H. W. Mumford gave an oration in his accustomed pleasant and attractive way and was loudly applauded. Miss Rosencrans gave another of her beautiful piano selections. . The programme closed with an instrumental duet by Misses Coleman and Rosencrans. Everyone is agreed that the exercises were the best ever given at Keystone. Two days later the eight members of the senior class again took to the stage to deliver individual orations at the twenty-seventh Commencement Exercises of Keystone Academy, and quite a program it was.

By the time he had finished high school, Charles had decided to major in the classics at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. To enter the program he needed two years of preparatory work in Greek and Latin, and for this he enrolled in 1 Adapted from Farthest North Collegian, January 1, 1947, p. 6. Page 5 the fall of 1894 at Keystone Academy (now Keystone Junior College) in Factoryville, Pennsylvania, about 15 miles south of his home in Dimock. To help pay his expenses, the Academy assigned him a part-time job hauling freight and baggage and caring for the horses used in this operation.

Hambin, Literature under Prof. Perrine and Physiology under Prof. Guff. You remember him I suppose. Literature is first-rate, we are studying "As you like it" by Shakespeare you know. Well, I am waiting on table now for Miss Mary. The other fellow was too slow and one or two of the boarders wished Miss Mary to have me wait on table and I guess the other fellow was one of these "tired" kind and wanted to quit anyhow, so this noon she told me that she wanted me Page 10 to wait on table. I don't mind it much only it is sort of a nuisance.

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