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Letter to her mother describing studying for exams, a visit to Dick, Terry, and Jim's apartment, and Choir rehearsals.
1/30/34 [stationary heading] News from Wellesley College WELLESLEY COLLEGE PRESS BOARD Wellesley, Massachusetts Release Tues AM. Darling - Before I start the Bible, just a word to you. It's been a very quiet weekend. [deletion: Yesterday] Sunday we sang in chapel and studied Econ. all P.M. retiring early yesterday - and was it cold!! Wind & weather & much cold. room - I studied in Lee's room, again Econ, with her memorizing Psychology. We had much fun - it was warm in there, we burned some insense [mis-spelling: incense] for atmosphere, and amused each other in between periods of concentrated study. Lee’s really a pretty swell person, & we get along very beautifully. We went into the apartment again Saturday night & cooked the boys a grand dinner. Honestly I've never known 3 boys who could be so darned appreciative of all we do. Their dish towels had been used on dishes which had had scant benefit of water, so I washed [Page 2] them all out, & was certainly rewarded by the looks on their faces when they saw them hanging on the rack. I suppose we do things like that partly because it's fun doing them, & partly because they do appreciate it so much. Dick had started on another story, & he consumed most of the evening telling it to me & talking about it. Last night just as we were about to go in for milk & crackers & cookies at 9:30, Dick called just to talk, but obligingly rung off when he heard about the food & plans to finish the conversation tonight. I told him that sometime if they stacked up on chocolate, I make them a chocolate cake - wish you could be here to improve it for me though. Chocolate cocoanut [mis-spelling: coconut] frosting forsooth - are ya tryin’ to hasten my arrival? I'm so glad you got the coat, & am anxious to see it - & I'll be on hand to shop for the dress - however, all I know [Page 3] about Boston style is what I see in the Sunday NY. Times! I'll try to see Mrs. Carr, but I don't quite know when I'll have time before I come home. This studying business cuts up the day considerably, we also have to sing in choir 2 mornings this week, & go to rehearsal Tues. & Thurs. PM, but I'll try. Afraid I won't be able to get another letter to you for awhile, but don't worry - I'll just be sticking around here - & I'll let you know definitely about the train time - may go down this afternoon to see about it - But Bible has a strong urge - too strong I fear - so byebye - but with “gobs & gobs” of love Ginny
Wellesley, Massachusetts; Schenectady, New York
Personal Relationships; Student Life
Examinations; Men; Food habits; Wellesley College Choir
Westervelt, Virginia Veeder and Wellesley College Archives, "Letter from Virginia Veeder Westervelt, Wellesley, Massachusetts, to Mrs. Millicent Veeder, Schenectady, New York, 1934 January 30" (1934). Virginia Veeder Westervelt letters (6C/1935). 128.