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Image from the collection of Rae Millman, student at the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry ca. 1925. Letter from M.G. Worthington (?) to Rae Millman requesting her presence at the Bryn Mawr Club on Tuesday January 27, 1925. The letterhead: 112 East 81st Street, New York.
Decade: 1920s
 
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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 relating gossip from home and daily activities. Also a luncheon she had with the League of Nations Commission on Cultural Cooperation with China. She also has a new domestic servant. She reports that the faculty have generally stopped entertaining and having parties, out of…
Decade: 1930s
 
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Letter from Katharine McBride, Bryn Mawr College President, to MBS acknowledging and congratulating her on her recent appointment to Headmistress of the Shipley School.
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