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Strong, Eliza (McCreery) | to brother, [1888]:

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Date
[1888]
Abstract

VC 1888. Last page of the letter is missing. A note from the author (page 5) states that the letter was written soon after the Great Blizzard of 1888.

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Strong, Eliza (McCreery). Letter, [1888]

Date
[1888]
Abstract

1 letter from Strong to her brother. She describes the Great Blizzard of 1888, including the college's lack of provisions and professors' inability to hold classes. Strong also includes measurements of the snowfall, its impact on the grounds, and the novelty of cutting paths through the drifts on

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