Education: Unconquered Frontier

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In a tidy office in Appleton, Wis. one autumn day, a lean, brown-haired man sat down at his desk to face an irksome task. Nathan Marsh Pusey was writing his biography for the 25th reunion of his class at Harvard, and it was with much of the agony that H. M. Pulham Esq. went through ("a good deal like something on a tombstone . . . never did like writing . . .") that he dutifully recorded his life. He noted that he had three chil dren, was president of Appleton's Lawrence College...

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