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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.
Montour Falls (N.Y.); West Haven (Conn.); Wellesley (Mass.)
Arts, Theater, and Music; Buildings and Grounds; Faculty, Staff, Administrators; Religion and Spirituality; Student Life
Fires; Friendship; Travel; Fellowship; Singing; College Hall Fire, 1914
Blair, Eleanor and Wellesley College Archives, "Letter from Eleanor Blair, West Haven, Connecticut, to Mr. D.C. Blair, Montour Falls, New York, 1914 March 17" (1914). Eleanor Blair letters (6C1917). 54.