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Warner, Harriette A. Letters, 1866

Abstract
11 letters from Warner to her mother. Includes details of the birthday celebration for Matthew Vassar in 1866, comparisons with Kalamazoo College and Mount Holyoke, and school events and lectures. She writes her opinion of faculty (particularly Professor and Mrs. Tenney, Professor Knapp, Professor Mitchell, and Miss Lyman) and academics. She also reports on student life, such as the Philalethean Society, which she refers to as the Literary Society at first. The letters also include significant family news, such as her father running for election as a representative from Michigan. Sister of Helen F. Warner and Martha S. Warner.,VC 1867
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vassar:25119,IID
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Finding aid: http://specialcollections.vassar.edu/collections/archives/findingaids/miscellaneous/vc_student_materials.html