Six months ago we ran a post called “College Miscellany,” comprised of various shots from the LIFE archives. Here’s an encore (click images for hi-res version).
First up are several shots from Bowdoin College in Maine. Above, 1952; below, 1957:
No date on these three Bowdoin shots. The one below looks like a good starting point for a Ralph Lauren Home collection inspired by a ’50s college dorm room:
Moving on, freshman class arriving at Cornell, 1960:
Freshman student from Hungary at Columbia, 1954, covering sports with pinned collar:
And finally, the classic combination of camel coat and football game. In this case, Wisconsin-Marquette, 1939: