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Letter to Robert Elliott Speer and Emma Bailey Speer, 17 March 1935

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Title

Letter to Robert Elliott Speer and Emma Bailey Speer, 17 March 1935

Subject

Notable Individuals

Description

MBS writes to her parents of trouble with the police coming to arrest a student for suspected Communist leanings. She serves on the Committee on Appointments and writes of tiresome happenings there. She regrets that they will be losing an excellent physical director who has just been engaged to be married. She writes of the troubling political foothold that Huey Long has been gaining in Louisiana and beyond. She is teaching Thomas Carlyle's Past and Present in her Nineteenth Century English Literature class, and sees applicability of his ideas in their current situation.

Creator

Speer, Margaret Bailey

Source

Speer, Margaret Bailey. "Letter to Robert Elliott Speer and Emma Bailey Speer, 17 March 1935." Speer Family Papers, Special Collections Department, Bryn Mawr College Library.

Date

1930s

Date Available

20th century

Date Created

1935-3-17

Rights

All rights reserved by the source institution.

Format

correspondence

Spatial Coverage

United States
China

Source Institution

Bryn Mawr College

All rights reserved by the source institution.

Citation

Speer, Margaret Bailey, “Letter to Robert Elliott Speer and Emma Bailey Speer, 17 March 1935,” The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women's Education, accessed May 25, 2019, http://greenfield.brynmawr.edu/items/show/540.