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Mineah, Mary A. Letters, 1869-1870

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2 letters, from Mary A. Mineah to her mother, about her spring semesters at Vassar in 1869 and 1870. In the first letter, Mineah describes lectures by Vassar astronomy professor Maria Mitchell, Yale professor Silliman, missionary in Brazil J.L. Fletcher, and Vassar religion professor Farrar. In the second, Mineah reflects on her political beliefs and academic goals, describing herself as influential and respected. She also recounts her experience observing the night sky from the Observatory. Mineah closes each letter with reference to family news.,VC 1870
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