Students Learning 1958-1985
Professor William W. Watt’s American Rhetoric was published in 1952 and became a classic college textbook on writing, used by several generations of Lafayette students.
The syllabus for the 1958-1959 English I course of Professor James R. Vitelli. Vitelli taught at Lafayette from 1950 to 1987. Click on the image for a PDF scan of the entire document.
The exam on grammar and sentence structure given on March 10, 1958 in Professor Frederic T. Closs’ English I course. Closs graduated from Lafayette in 1951 and became an Assistant Professor in 1964, retiring as an Associate Professor in 1985. Click on the image for a PDF scan of the entire document.
Paula B. Levy, Class of 1977, wrote this paper, “Sex Differences in Mathematics,” for a psychology course in the spring of 1977. Levy examined the consequences of stereotyping mathematics as masculine and recommended ways to actively break down those stereotypes. Click on the image for a PDF scan of the entire paper.