• Creator
  • Harper, Paul
  • Created Date
  • 1922
  • Description
  • Harper wrote to the Mountaineers Board of Trustees offering to donate a cup to be used as a trophy in an annual novice skiing competition and laying out some suggested guidelines. According to Harper, "A prize is seldom lacking for him who possesses skill beyond all this fellows in any line of endeavor, but any sport is at its best when it offers enjoyment and benefits to the greatest number. In order to offer perhaps, some additional incentiv... more
    Harper wrote to the Mountaineers Board of Trustees offering to donate a cup to be used as a trophy in an annual novice skiing competition and laying out some suggested guidelines. According to Harper, "A prize is seldom lacking for him who possesses skill beyond all this fellows in any line of endeavor, but any sport is at its best when it offers enjoyment and benefits to the greatest number. In order to offer perhaps, some additional incentive and spice of competition to learning how to ski, I take pleasure in presenting to the Trustees this cup as a trophy to be awarded annually for a period of ten years...". less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2012