61 Hastings Hall. One of the older dormitories, Hasting was still heated by individual grate, and the sole illumination is gas. Students were required to keep their own fires and buy their own fuel, though college porters could be hired for $25/term (for the value of this amount in today's currency, click HERE) to carry water for washing, firewood, or coal;, tend a lamp; or polish boots. Note the spittoon by the fireplace. Seemingly most students smoked pipes or chewed tobacco.
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