Download Full Text (580 KB)
In this typed letter from Linda Grace Hoyer to her son, John Updike, Linda describes the Shillington High School play, and provides details about some of John's high school class mates. Linda praises John about his academic achievements while at college and updates John about life at home.
grades, Harvard University, Shillington High School, Billy Bare, Mr. Kennel, Mr. Shrawder, Mr. Freed, Miss Leiby, Miss Blatt, Miss Becker, Nancy Wolf, Delmar Leighton, Fairfax strawberry plants, Linda Grace Hoyer, John Updike, Wesley Russell Updike, John Franklin Hoyer, clothing, Sonny Stoudt
Linda Grace Hoyer
American Literature | Social History | United States History
Hoyer, Linda Grace, "Letter from Linda Grace Hoyer to John Updike, November 18, 1950" (1950). Linda Grace Hoyer Family Correspondence. 35.
For permissions which fall outside of educational use, please contact the Ursinus College Library Special Collections Department: https://www.ursinus.edu/library/archives-special-collections/