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Letter to parents about the Sophomore reception at the Barn and how other girls were dressed, lots of schoolwork, math class, listening to a minister's sermon, borrowing a James Lane Allen book from the circulating library, and hosting friends in her room. Includes list of items needed from home.
Wellesley, Massachusetts; Old Town, Maine
Arts, Theater, and Music; Dress; Religion and Spirituality; Student Life
Parties; Clothing and dress; Homework; Libraries; Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925
Pierce, Louise and Wellesley College Archives, "Letter from Louise Pierce, Wellesley, Massachusetts, to Mr. R.F. Pierce, Old Town, Maine, 1897 October 19" (1897). Louise Pierce letters (6C1900). 19.