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Banfield, Edith C. Letters, 1888-1891

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1 letter from Banfield to her friend (or relative) Mary Banfield, and 2 letters from Banfield to her family. The letter to Mary Banfield contains information about a visiting Episcopal minister, a prayer meeting, academics (including a brief mention of Professor Salmon), and social news about acquaintances and student life. One letter to her family contains a detailed description of a mock duel between two of her friends. The other describes elections for student government and Philaletheis, dinner at a professor's house, and events leading up to Commencement and the associated issue of the Miscellany.,VC 1892
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