William Burroughs -College years
In 1932, left home for an arts degree at Harvard University. He graduates 4 years after.
After leaving Harvard, Burroughs' formal education ended, except for brief attempts as a graduate student of anthropology at Harvard and as a medical student in Vienna.
While he was in Austria he met Ilse Klapper, a Jewish woman fleeing the country's Nazi government.
The two were never romantically involved, but Burroughs married her, against the wishes of his parents, in Croatia to allow her to gain a United States visa.
Burroughs at Harvard university, 1935.