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Crippen, Ruth H. Letters, 1900

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5 letters from Crippen to her family and unmarked recipients. Praises the amenities of student life, such as rowing, the floral club, the post-office, and the Self-Government constitution (Oct 1900). She mentions that college offers the freedom to "listen or not" during lectures (Sep 1900). Crippen describes her classes in hygiene, anatomical drawing, and recitation. She also describes surreptitiously using the oil heating stove to make hot cocoa. She anticipates a party with the students next door, ice skating, and the cotillion at Lehigh. Her fall 1900 letter details her freshman class trip to the Lake Mohonk landscape and hotel.
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