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MBS writes to her parents and mentions that her salary does not seem to be in danger (unlike those of the Methodists and various other groups) and she continues to live quite comfortably. She gives a general idea of economic circumstances.
Decade: 1930s
 
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MBS writes to her parents announcing that, due to an inability to find a Chinese dean for the women's college, she will be forced to step in for at least a year as acting dean. She also gives an update on relations between the University and the women's college.
Decade: 1930s
 
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MBS writes to her parents describing the equality of male and female faculty at the college, and the difference in the burdens that they shoulder outside of work.
Decade: 1930s
 
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MBS writes to her parents, describing the factors leading to the resignation of the dean of the Women's College, Miss Nettie Soo-Hoo.
Decade: 1930s
 
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A letter from the remaining Yenching faculty after the war begging MBS to return to her role as dean at the Women's College.
Decade: 1940s
 
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MBS writes to her parents about accepting a year of deanship out of necessity, and of the remaining tensions between the Women's College and the University.
Decade: 1930s
 
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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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MBS writes to her parents about her decision toaccept the job of Dean if Miss Soohoo should turn down the offer, mainly because there is nobody else to do it.
Decade: 1920s
 
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MBS writes to her parents about her plans for the summer, her latest activities, and about the messiness of being considered for the position of Dean of the Women's College.
Decade: 1920s
 
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MBS writes to her mother about going out to dinner with Mr. Murphy, the architect who is doing the new buildings for Yenching. When it is time to to go home for the evening there are rumors about the streets filling with disorderly members of Chang's army so they stay over at a hotel and she returns…
Decade: 1920s