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Brown, Frances Elizabeth. Letters, 1866-1867

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Date
1866-1867
Abstract
7 letters from Brown to Abigail L. and Caroline E. Slade (both VC Special Students from 1866-1867) at Fall River, Massachusetts. The letters discuss housing, upperclassman recitations, social news, Founder's Day and faculty, including Henry Van Ingen and his wife. Brown details changes to the scheduled prayers, chapel sessions, and Bible studies that were made after the Slades had left Vassar. She mentions to Caroline (March 1867) a male correspondent's complaints against the workers on a plantation near New Orleans, and complains frequently about the strict behavior of the Lady Principal, Hannah Lyman.
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Finding aid: http://specialcollections.vassar.edu/collections/archives/findingaids/miscellaneous/vc_student_materials.html
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vassar:brown-frances
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