"Increased Library Attendance": The October Quarantine Forces Students to Study According to the Tripod

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Title

"Increased Library Attendance": The October Quarantine Forces Students to Study According to the Tripod

Subject

Trinity College and the Influenza Pandemic of 1918

Description

There were also impacts on the scholarly pursuits of students as a corollary of the pandemic. According to the Tripod, the College’s library saw an increase in attendance during the month of October 1918, with 2,750 visits versus 1,609 the year prior. The Tripod averred that this was “no doubt partly due to the quarantine which has been on all of last month.”

Creator

The Trinity Tripod

Source

Trinity College Digital Repository

Publisher

Watkinson Library and Trinity College Archives, Trinity College (Hartford, CT)

Date

November 19, 1918

Contributor

N/A

Rights

Digital reproductions and permission to publish Watkinson materials may be requested by contacting Watkinson staff. With permission of the staff, readers may use their own cameras in the library. Users of materials from the Watkinson Library or the College Archives must accept full legal responsibility for observing the laws of copyright, as well as the laws of libel and invasion of privacy and property rights.

Relation

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Format

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Language

English

Type

Text, College Newspaper Article

Identifier

N/A

Coverage

Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut

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