February 11, 2004: From the Archives

A smiling Dean Francis Godolphin ’24 *29 employs ancient technology – a Western Union telegraph machine – for an unknown purpose in this 1949 photo. With Godolphin, who served as dean of the college from 1946 to 1955, and three onlookers is Bernard Adams ’50, at far left. Western Union’s current Web site touts telegrams, “with a history dating back to 1851,” as “a classic way to wish someone the very best.”