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Cole, Elizabeth (Curtis). Letter, 1870

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1 letter, dated June 15 1870, from Cole (VC 1870) to her friend "Mattie." Cole invites Mattie to Class Day at Vassar College and instructs her on how to meet Cole and find a seat. She also encloses an invitation to the Class Day exercises on June 21st, 1870. The letter and invitation are stamped

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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

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Slocum, Harriet (Palmer). Letter, 1869

Date
1869
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1 letter from Slocum to Mollie (Mary) A. Parker. Slocum describes her activities during an unexpected vacation granted to the students. For one day, she and twelve other students proposed a trip to West Point with a professor, but Miss Lyman forbid them to go as the trustees would not approve and

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Woodworth, Mary (Parker). Letters, 1867-1869

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38 letters from Woodworth to her family about her experiences at Vassar from 1867 to 1869. Woodworth evaluates and requests news periodicals, comments on political news, and describes lectures by the abolitionists Wendell Phillips and Anna Dickinson. She references fashion trends, social and family

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