Whitman an Unfinished Story by Penrose 1935

Whitman an Unfinished Story by Penrose 1935


WHITMAN AN UNFINISHED STORY. Stephen B. L. Penrose, Whitman Publishing Co., 1935.


"Whitman - An Unfinished Story" is a 1935 work by Stephen B. L. Penrose and illustrated by Ernest Ralph Norling concerning Whitman College, a private liberal arts college in Walla Walla, Washington. It was first founded as a seminary in 1859, becoming a four-year degree-granting institution in 1882.


This volume provides an account of its history, as well as personal experiences of the author who was acquainted with the school and who served as its secretary of the board of trustees. This vintage book will appeal to those with an interest in Whitman College, and it would make for a fantastic addition to related collections.


Contents include: "At Waiilatpu", "Interlude", "The Growth of a Western Town", "The Founder", "The Beginning", "Miracle", "Transition", "Growth", "Growth and Unrest", "Sunshine and Shadow", "Organisation", "Achievement", "Alki", etc.

Nice condition with a solid binding, clean pages and just light cover soil. Jacket has some general mild wear, an inch tear with four inch bottom rear crease, and few line ink marks with sun fading at edges.