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Thompson, Mary (Thaw). Letters, 1873-1876

Abstract
4 letters from Thompson to her father about her experiences at Vassar from 1873 to 1876. Thompson reports social news and her performance on the entrance examinations, requests more money for school books, and repents accidental overspending on a dress to wear to an acquaintance's wedding. Thompson provides an overview of her courses for the fall semester of 1876. She describes her interactions with faculty and staff, a sermon, theatrical events, commencement festivities, and the post-graduation plans of her peers.,VC 1877
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Finding aid: http://specialcollections.vassar.edu/collections/archives/findingaids/miscellaneous/vc_student_materials.html