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This letter from Sarah Mary O. Hampson, Ursinus College Class of 1934, congratulates Eleanor Snell on the occasion of her retirement from Ursinus College and remarks on the years spent with Snell as both a student and later as a new teacher.

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Sarah Mary O. Hampson, Eleanor Snell, Ursinus College, correspondence, physical education teaching, coaching, Delaware Valley


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[Dear Eleanor:]

[The young people of Ursinus are losing a wonderful opportunity, that of working under and learning from you.]

[You have been the inspiration for many teachers and coaches in the Delaware Valley. I can remember back to the fall of 1931 (my Sophomore year) when you first came to Ursinus. My three years as a student and the seven years as a fledgling teacher with you were happy ones. You are everything a woman "P. E. 'er" should be: a wise, understanding and knowing teacher, one whose choice of words has made the English language a beautiful and living thing; a guiding hand to young teachers; a wonderful friend under many and varied circumstances.]

[I wish for you a full and rewarding future. May you have as much happiness as you have brought to the many young people who have been privileged to know you.]

[Our memories of you (Syd's and mine) are such pleasant ones. He joins me in saying "Thank you."]



[Sarah Mary O. Hampson '34]

Letter From Sarah Mary O. Hampson to Eleanor Snell, April 2, 1970



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