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Harry Elkins Widener College Years (1903-1907)

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Harry’s Graduation Photo
[Harvard University Archive HUD 308.04.5 HOLLIS 009878348]

While at Harvard, Harry took the majority of his courses in History (11 out of 27), English, Fine Arts and Greek. He was a member of several clubs, most notably the Hasty Pudding, the undergraduate theatrical society. Researching costumes for Hasty Pudding productions sparked his interest in extra-illustrated and costume books, which he soon began collecting.