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Letter to mother describing a walk to look for Pegan Hill in Natick, working on forensic, Christian Association and student government meetings, and upcoming Barnswallows dance and performance of "The Blue Bird."
P.S. I have an invitation for Esther and her mother to spend Thanksgiving at Farmington, also one from Julia Snow. Which shall I accept? 206 College Hall, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 24 October, 1911. Dear Mamma.- I haven't had any letter from you to-day, or from Florence either. I wonder what is the matter? I suppose I will hear to-morrow. The weather has at last cleared off and we have had a beautiful day. The sun almost dazzles us. [page 2] Yesterday we studied hard all the [deletion; aft] morning, and in the afternoon took a walk. We started out in search of “Pegan Hill”, a place the other side of South Natick. We didn't find it, but managed to walk five or six miles. In the evening we worked on our forensic. We didn't have such a rush to get it in this time. We had a Comp. class again today for the first time in nearly two weeks. Our teacher has been sick. [page 3] Just think, all last week I only had two afternoon classes,- one Wednesday and one Saturday. Had a call-out this morning and went down to the Vill this afternoon with Julia. Got me some collar supporters for the new waist I bought. To-morrow is my busy day. I have classes all the time after ten o’clock. In the evening is C.A. meeting and a class meeting, final ballot for election of class officers for the [page 4] year. I'm anxious to see who gets elected. Esther and I got nominated for several things, but she can't hold office on account of conditions and I don't stand any show. We have seats for the “Blue Bird” on Saturday. In the evening is the first Barnswallows. “Amateur Night” it is called. We can't imagine what it will be like. Am reading a series of articles on “Indian Unrest” in the London Times for July and August, 1910. Great fun! Lovingly, Mary.
Wellesley, Massachusetts; Natick, Massachusetts
Buildings and Grounds;Arts, Theater and Music;Religion and Spirituality;Student Life
Report writing; College student government; Dance parties; Maeterlinck, Maurice, 1862-1949; College Hall
Rosa, Mary and Wellesley College Archives, "Letter from Mary Rosa, Wellesley, Massachusetts, to her mother, 1911 October 24" (1911). Mary Rosa letters (6C1914). 282.