Amherst College Commencement

April 24, 2014

Title: Amherst College Commencement Address Date: June 18, 1919 Location: Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts (Original document available here) To the son of any college, although he does not make his connection with his college a profession, a return of Commencement Day recalls many memories. It is likely also, after nearly a quarter of a century, to cause some […]

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The Supports of Civilization

April 24, 2014

Title: The Supports of Civilization, delivered as Vice President-elect Date: November 27, 1920 Location: Amherst College Alumni Dinner, New York City, New York (Original document available here) The process of civilization consists of the discovery by men of the laws of the universe, and of living in harmony with those laws. The most important of them to […]

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