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MBS writes to her parents that Miss Soo-Hoo has accepted the deanship, thus relieving MBS of the responsibility.
Decade: 1920s
 
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Margaret Bailey Speer outdoors.
Decade: 1920s
 
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Dual portrait of Margaret Bailey Speer.
Decade: 1930s
 
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Margaret Bailey Speer with close friend Loretta Grim at Bryn Mawr
Decade: 1920s
 
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MBS with classmates in front of Pembroke Arch, possibly on May Day.
Decade: 1920s
 
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Image of Margaret Bailey Speer's dorm room in Pembroke East in 1922, which was her senior year.
Decade: 1920s
 
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Photograph of MBS from the class of 1922 class book, captioned "Marnie Speer - Headmistress Shipley School" and dated 1922. Also includes the comment: "PT [President Thomas] said "Why do the most able girls in Bryn Mawr College get elected to be the head of the Christian Association?"
Decade: 1920s
 
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This document is a rough draft of the position of the Women's College faculty in the first stage of the debate about whether or not to merge the Yenching Women's College and the Men's College into a single financial entity in exchange for a large cash gift. Their opinion is not favorable. The draft…
Decade: 1920s
 
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MBS's annual Personal Report, written in June of 1927, summarizing the atmosphere at Yenching despite the political situation and rumors of war, listing her courses, and discussing her efforts to increase contact with students.
Decade: 1920s
 
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MBS participating in a play for Christmas with students in the Rockefeller dorm. This was during her year of graduate studies at Bryn Mawr, in which she was also a warden. Note on back reads "Margaret Speer with 'moustache' (was warden of Rock 1924-25
Decade: 1920s