The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 49, July 1945 - April, 1946 Page: 12
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An itemized statement for two days is typical of the record:
15 Brkfst, .20; Papers 02 & 03; carfare 05 30
Shave &c (high) .65; Baggage checked .10 75
Banana .01; notebook .07; Dinner .20 28
Suit 8.50; car .15 8.65
No rooms at East Side House - engaged
room conditionally at 340 E. 42-
Room Rent 2.00; Soda .05; Meal Ticket 3.00 5.05
16 Papers .10; Ink .05; Fruit (Dinner) 10 25
Trunk hauled 40 40
Stands Sept. 16 when this was transcribed from
book used on train.
Unaccounted for .15
On Hand 32.98
Expenses were increased by an occasional doctor's bill and
by necessary visits to Boston during the Christmas vacation
of 1894 and the following summer to work on his thesis.
Meantime, letters from his mother were reflecting difficulty
in renewing his notes and in finding money for additional petty
loans. The situation was distracting, but he did not allow it
to weaken his determination to get on with his work --nor
did his father want him to give it up. His only avoidable
expense was an occasional visit to the theatre, where he saw
some of the greatest actors of his generation. Among others,
he saw Joseph Jefferson in Rip Van Winkle, Irving and Terry
in Merchant of Venice, Salvini in The Three Guardsmen, and
Olga Nethersole in Camille. The admission fee was never more
than fifty cents.
During the two years at Columbia, Bugbee had courses with
nearly all of the well-known scholars in the Department of
Political Science and History - particularly with Herbert L.
Osgood, John Bassett Moore, E. R. A. Seligman, John W.
Burgess, the reputed sage of the faculty, and possibly with
William A. Dunning. His subjects of study, as listed in the
Registrar's records, were: "major subject, American History;
minor subject, European History and Political Economy and
Finance; other subjects, Colonial History of the United States,
Science of Finance, History of Diplomacy, Constitutional History
of the United States, Civil War and Reconstruction, New York
State and Federal Politics, History of American Diplomacy,
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