Willamette University

Our Quirky History

Mandatory Chapel

We received a curious letter recently, unsigned and with a return address that didn’t lead us to its sender. It appears that the late dean of men, Walter Blake, exerts his influence even today.

Who has this (in)famous stamp? On the paper copy of the letter it appears to be genuine, ink bleeding just a little onto the back side. Many readers might recognize it. Many readers might have longed for it...