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WCA_6C_Westervelt_1933_10_06

Date

10-6-1933

Physical Description

2 pages

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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.

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? 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.

Location

Wellesley, Massachusetts; Schenectady, New York

Tags

Arts, Theater and Music; Faculty, Staff and Administrators; Personal Relationships

Subject

Wellesley College Choir; Economics

Letter from Virginia Veeder Westervelt, Wellesley, Massachusetts, to Mrs. Millicent Veeder, Schenectady, New York, 1933 October 6

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