far from forgetting the blessed place, I think my picture of it grows
clearer every year: it was as close to magic as I've ever been . .
-- Novelist Thomas
Wolfe in a letter to his friend and former UNC classmate Benjamin
Cone, July 27, 1929. This letter is displayed on the North Carolina
Collection website at http://www.lib.unc.edu/ncc/ref/tw/letters.html
The image of Thomas Wolfe on the UNC campus in the 1920s is from the North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives and may not be reproduced without written permission from the Collection.