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Griffith, Caroline. Letters, 1878-1885

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VC 1884,19 letters to Griffith (VC 1884), dated between 6 Jan 1878 and 19 Jun 1885, from Vassar College students, alumni, and administrators. Both letters from Emma B. (Wentworth) Hull (VC 1880) and the letter from VC treasurer W.L. Dean concerning Griffith's diploma were sent from Vassar. The 2 letters from Mary L Huckins (ex VC 1881) discuss Huckins' decision to leave VC for health reasons. The letters describe numerous features of Vassar life such as coursework, horseback riding, travel plans during vacations from Vassar, the new society hall, hall meetings, the "Phil" play, senior parlor, junior party, news about VC students and faculty, commencement, course selections, and memorial services for the late VC President Raymond. They mention alumnae activities such collecting donations for the Raymond scholarship, attending alumnae association meetings, and discussing the book "Three Vassar Girls." Griffith's correspondents also mention social and family news and teaching school.
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Finding aid: http://specialcollections.vassar.edu/collections/archives/findingaids/miscellaneous/vc_student_materials.html
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English