1. A college biographer's nightmare; 2. 'The memory of our benefactors'; 3. Motives and ideals of the early founders; 4. The college benefactor; 5. Pre-Reformation college life; 6. Monks in college; 7. An Elizabethan episode in English history; 8. Dr Caius; 9. The early undergraduate; 10. Academic 'sports'; 11. Undergraduate letters of the 17th century; 12. Letters of an eighteenth-century student; 13. College life and ways sixty years ago; Index.