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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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Ryerson, Margery A. Letters, 1905-1908

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4 letters, dated between Oct 3 1905 and Nov 3 1908, from Ryerson (VC 1909) to her mother and father. Ryerson discusses her experiences at Vassar College. She describes her coursework, her instructors, Mrs. Kendrick [the Lady Principal], and the lectures that she attends. She asks her parents to send

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Thompson, Mary (Thaw). Letters, 1873-1876

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4 letters from Thompson to her father about her experiences at Vassar from 1873 to 1876. Thompson reports social news and her performance on the entrance examinations, requests more money for school books, and repents accidental overspending on a dress to wear to an acquaintance's wedding.

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Williams, Ellen (Boardman). Letters, 1865-1866

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49 letters from Williams to her family about her two semesters at Vassar from 1865 to 1866. Williams discusses her enjoyment of her geology and zoology classes with Professor Tenney, for which she collects butterflies and moths from the Vassar grounds (Jun 1866, letter to her mother September 1865)

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