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Over at College : A Texas A&M Campus Kid in the 1930s (Hardcover) (James Knox Walker)

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In 1926 James Knox Walker, professor of civil engineering, and his new bride moved onto the campus of what was then known as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas. The greater community of which this small on-campus neighborhood was a part was known simply as “College.” There was no such place as College Station, and the city of Bryan stood six miles away.James Knox Walker Jr., the couple’s oldest child, recollects the days when professors, staff members, and their children formed a small, closely knit society “over at College.” It also served their educational needs at A&M Consolidated School, founded in 1920. This community flourished from its beginnings in the late 1890s until 1938, when the college informed residents that it would no longer provide on-campus housing.Over at College is a charming stroll through the past that also captures fascinating glimpses of the social structures, institutions, mores, and daily lives on the A&M campus during the 1920s and 1930s.
Number of Pages: 127
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, History
Sub-Genre: USA / State + Local / Southwest, Educators, Personal Memoirs
Series Title: Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Texas A & M Univ Pr
Author: James Knox Walker
Language: English
Street Date: April 8, 2016
TCIN: 50781679
UPC: 9781623493851
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-1805

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