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Woodworth, Mary (Parker). Letters, 1867-1869

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Abstract
38 letters from Woodworth to her family about her experiences at Vassar from 1867 to 1869. Woodworth evaluates and requests news periodicals, comments on political news, and describes lectures by the abolitionists Wendell Phillips and Anna Dickinson. She references fashion trends, social and family news, President Raymond's Shakespearean readings, and concerts in Poughkeepsie. Woodworth also describes her music and riding lessons, her elections as class sibyl and "first critic," her room, and her professors.,VC 1870
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Finding aid: http://specialcollections.vassar.edu/collections/archives/findingaids/miscellaneous/vc_student_materials.html
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English