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Finley, Charlotte (Deming). Letter, 1886

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1 letter, dated "Thanksgiving Night 1886," from Finley (VC 1889) to her cousin "Effie." Finley writes that an excellent Thanksgiving dinner was served at Vassar College, during which the students costumed themselves as English ladies and gentlemen. She describes the events after dinner as including meeting faculty in the parlor, dancing, listening to an organ and voice recital in the chapel, and unpacking boxes from home. Finley mentions that some of the students planned trips to New York City for winter recess, and that the play "Pygmalion and Galatea" was performed at Vassar. She closes the letter with news of family and mutual friends.,VC 1889
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