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Fales, Helen Augusta -- to "dear Aunt Susan," Nov. 18, 1865 [TS]
November 18, 1865
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Fales, Helen Augusta
Loose pages; 3p; 3p; 11 x 8.50 inches; Iron gall ink on aged paper
Political and Social Activism
Vassar College. Special and Preparatory Students
VC Spec 1865-1866
1 letter, from Fales to “dear Aunt Susan.” Fales complains about Vassar’s strictness, particularly compared to the freedom afforded to students at men’s colleges. She gives a detailed account of the faculty and staff at Vassar, including Dr. Raymond and Miss Lyman. She explains how meals are conducted and the food that is served. She also describes housing, the different areas of Main building, and the furnishings.