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Identifier

WCA_6C_Blair_1914_03_17_L01

Date

3-17-1914

Physical Description

12 pages + 1 envelope

Description

Letter home from West Haven, written the day of the College Hall Fire, describing the early morning fire and evacuation. Describes how fire was discovered, emergency response, reporters, destruction of students' belongings, resilience and spirit of Wellesley College students, and uncertainty about where students will go.

Location

Montour Falls (N.Y.)|West Haven (Conn.)|Wellesley (Mass.)

Tags

Arts, Theater, and Music|Buildings and Grounds|Faculty, Staff, Administrators|Religion and Spirituality|Student Life

Subject

Fires| Friendship| Travel| Fellowship| Singing| College Hall Fire, 1914

Letter from Eleanor Blair, West Haven, Connecticut, to Mr. D.C. Blair, Montour Falls, New York, 1914 March 17

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