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Chase, Almira (Cowles). Letter, 1868

Date
1868
Abstract

1 letter from Chase to her mother. She describes a walk with a teacher and six other girls (all wearing "gymnastics dresses"). She also relates information about her health and discusses possibly bringing a friend home with her over Christmas vacation. She attaches an article in the Eagle by

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Eldridge, Muriel (Tilden). Letters, 1911-1914

Date
1911-01-01T00:00:01Z-1914-06-30T23:59:59Z
Abstract

This collection contains 93 letters: 1 letter addressed to Eldridge's father, 1 letter to her family, 1 letter to her sisters, 1 letter to her parents, and 89 letters to her mother. They cover the winter of her freshman year through the end of her senior year. Eldridge's letters are affectionate

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Fitt, Harriet (Bradley). Letters, 1910

Abstract

VC 1913,31 letters, dated between 13 Jan and 8 Apr 1910, from Fitt (VC 1913) to her family. Fitt discusses a spring semester at Vassar College. She describes coursework, lectures, and exams in subjects such as geometry, Latin, medieval history, and Renaissance history. Fitt also discusses features

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Frantz, Edna (Bachman). Letters, 1912-1916

Abstract

10 letters, dated between 18 Oct 1912 and Feb 14 1916, from Frantz (VC 1916) to her friend Rosemarie. Franz provides detailed descriptions of her four years at Vassar College. Frantz discusses her academic experiences, including exams and final papers at the end of each semester, lectures, visiting

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Kiliani, Lillian (Taylor). Letters, 1877-1944

Date
1877-1944
Abstract

3 letters from Lilian Kiliani to her grandmother and 2 letters regarding the forwarding of Kiliani's letters to the Vassar collection. Kiliani's April 1873 letter, written while she was abroad in Baden, Germany, discusses her desire to study at Vassar. Her February 1877 letter describes the

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MacCoy, Marjorie Newell. Letters, 1907-1910

Date
1907-10-01T00:00:01Z-1910-05-31T23:59:59Z
Abstract

This collection contains 105 letters: 15 addressed to her sister Harriet Jean MacCoy (VC 1903), 4 to her father, and 86 to her family. The letters cover the fall of her freshman year through the end of her junior year. She makes some mention of exams and academics, but most of the letters are

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McAndrew, Marjorie. Letters, 1916-1917

Abstract

VC Ex 1920,11 letters to McAndrew (VC Ex 1920) from friends and family, dated between 1916 and 1917. The longer letters from McAndrew's family discuss social and family news, Vassar activities, naval exercises, correspondence and gifts from other family members, and promised clothing. A letter from

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Ross, Caroline (Barnes). Letters, 1902-1903

Date
1902-02-01T00:00:01Z-1903-11-30T23:59:59Z
Abstract

This collection includes 10 letters: 8 letters to Ross' mother and 2 incomplete letters to unknown recipients, all spanning from Ross' freshman year through the fall of her junior year. Ross describes several elections on campus for the VC Students' Association and other student organizations. She

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Shipp, Margaret M. Letters, 1901-1905

Date
1901-09-01T00:00:01Z-1905-05-31T23:59:59Z
Abstract

This collection contains 315 letters: 19 addressed to her family, 248 to her sister, 2 to her father and sister, and 46 to her father. The letters cover her entire time at Vassar. Shipp describes her courses and impressions of faculty members (President James Taylor and Lady Principal Georgia

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Vance, Gertrude (Pratt). Letters, 1913-197

Abstract

12 letters from Vance (VC Ex 1917) to her family, and 3 letters to Pratt. Vance's letters, written during her freshman year at Vassar College, often reply to letters, telegrams, and telephone calls from her family. In most of her letters, Vance describes her classes in German, English, Latin, French

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The Vassar College Archives within the Digital Library include some images, texts, and material items that are racist, xenophobic, or otherwise harmful. The Vassar Libraries have provided descriptive text and additional notes whenever possible to alert Digital Library users to these items. The Engaged Pluralism Initiative Race and Racism in Historical Collections Project Group is working with the library on contextualizing and facilitating community conversations about these materials. For more information see: https://library.vassar.edu/rrhc