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[unknown], Katharine. Letter, 1873

1 letter, dated 26 Apr 1873, from "Katharine" to her mother. Katharine recounts the events of her first spring semester Vassar College. She describes her dormitory room as extremely small and crowded with furniture, leading her to ask VC Lady Principal Miss Terry about changing rooms. Katharine also discusses her roommate Miss Dale, several faculty members, picking flowers, a recent trip to Buffalo, deciding against getting a spring hat, and a sermon.
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26 Apr 1873
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