Their clapper caper completed, classmates (from left) James Sparkman, James Crutcher, Beveridge Rockefeller, and Jefferson Wright — all members of the Class of 1952 — pose with their prize and the equipment used to acquire it, in front of suddenly silent Nassau Hall. This 1948 photo was among numerous artifacts in a 2005 Mudd Manuscript Library exhibit that highlighted beloved campus traditions such as Cane Spree, bonfires, and, of course, clapper theft.