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Letter to her mother describing work for the Personnel Board, her friend's praise for the cookies her mother sent, the grades she expects to receive, and compliments on her hair.
2/16/34 [typed] [stationary heading] News from Wellesley College WELLESLEY COLLEGE PRESS BOARD Wellesley, Massachusetts Release Friday AM. Good morning darling, I’ve arisen for breakfast and especially to say hello to you. I have intended getting up to eat, because I addressed envelopes, sorted them according to house and alphabetically in each house, for the Personnel Board, until 12:30, so I'm just a mite sleepy this bright and shining morning. And for a change it is just that. Yesterday, in fact, for about 2 hours, I had another one of those attacks of Spring Fever, and it was glorious! But it got colder by night, and today it's a bit shivery, but still sunny. Your cookies received a warm welcome, and I have orders to hereby inform you that, eaten even with preliminary apologies, you’re some cookie maker. And as for the nuts--well, I’m keeping them a partial secret, and munch very guiltily, but with much gusto and enjoyment. Our grades supposedly come out today. I'm expecting one B, one or two D's, and the rest C’s. Sounds pretty swell, doesn't it, but we shall see what remains to be seen, and just hope for the best, but don't look for a Phi Bete from this place. However, as long as I don't get shoved on a one-way train to Schenectady with my papers of discharge under one elbow, I shan't grieve. Anyway, it's only 35 days until vacation, so hoopla and a few hurrahs. Everybody has been remarking about the way my hair looks, oh, favorably of course, and it has stayed in beautifully, so with the evening cap, I shan't have to have it waved before the dance Saturday. Paper gone, time--no more, love--lots. [handwritten] Have a nice weekend, Love again - Ginny
Wellesley, Massachusetts; Schenectady, New York
Academics; Student Life
Food; Grading and marking (Students); Hairdressing
Westervelt, Virginia Veeder and Wellesley College Archives, "Letter from Virginia Veeder Westervelt, Wellesley, Massachusetts, to Mrs. Millicent Veeder, Schenectady, New York, 1934 February 16" (1934). Virginia Veeder Westervelt letters (6C/1935). 62.