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Stephenson, Mary (Sheldon) | to Sate, Feb. 15, 1888:

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February 15, 1888
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VC 1888

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Stephenson, Mary (Sheldon) | to Sate, Mar. 8, 1885:

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March 8, 1885
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VC 1888

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Stephenson, Mary (Sheldon) | to Sate, Nov. 16, 1884

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November 16, 1884
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VC 1888; Letters written at Vassar by Mary Sheldon '88. Given by Hazel (Leach) Carpenter '09. Letters present an eye witness account of election celebrations. A.C mentioned in the letters refers to Alfred College.

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Stephenson, Mary (Sheldon). Letters, 1884-1888

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3 letters from Stephenson to her friend "Sate" concerning her experiences at Vassar between 1884 and 1888. Stephenson details Vassar's election festivities of 1884, during which Republican students held a procession for Blaine, whom they assumed to be victorious, while the Democrat students dressed

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