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Letter to her mother describing her dislike for her Economics professor, the first rehearsal and morning chapel with Choir, and a late night snack with her friends Anne and Lee.
? Oct ‘33 [6 October, 1933] [stationary heading] WELLESLEY COLLEGE WELLESLEY, MASSACHUSETTS Friday P.M. Hello mom - And I really have no excuse for writing either, but I figured maybe it would be a swell way to spend my spare time - my what! Says the piece of me that’s conscientiously thinking about Econ. But I just finished with it, so I should worry till Monday. He's talked about the unequal distribution of wealth, and it was so shockingly familiar that I almost went to sleep under his nose. He's nervous anyway & jerks out his sentences. Very disturbing to a placid soul like myself. Had choir last night for the 1st. And I rather imagine it'll be fun. Then when we got home, & I'd [Page 2] tried to discover what & why Philosophy was, along about 10 o’clock, Anne Hart, the girl from Kentucky, Lee & I made coffee - very light amber cuz she didn't measure enough coffee, & had cookies, apples and coffee. Most delightful. It stimulated me into [loss] Helen to thank her for the [loss: telegram], also to Annie ditto for picture. Went to Chapel this morning at 8:10. Hereafter we have to sing at 2 morning chapels a week, but they let us off the 1st week. Anyway it was rather nice - not long, but music mostly, & responsive readings & things. And not nothing else has happened that I can think of except that it rained this morning & is nice now, & in 10 minutes I have to be in Music History - So I shall fondly close with sincerest regards for your health and happiness & simply scads of love [written in the right and top margin of page 2] Interpret that the way you want to, but you [loss] know what I mean by this time darling. Me.
Wellesley, Massachusetts; Schenectady, New York
Arts, Theater, and Music; Faculty, Staff, Administrators; Personal Relationships
Wellesley College Choir; Economics
Westervelt, Virginia Veeder and Wellesley College Archives, "Letter from Virginia Veeder Westervelt, Wellesley, Massachusetts, to Mrs. Millicent Veeder, Schenectady, New York, 1933 October 6" (1933). Virginia Veeder Westervelt letters (6C/1935). 50.