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Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Lucy or Ella Winston letter

 Unprocessed — Folder: ViU2022.0015_1
Identifier: ViU-2022-0015
Dates: February 16, 1852

Lucy or Ella Winston letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 16669
Content Description This collection contains a letter from a young woman, either Lucy or Ella Winston, to her mother, Martha A. Winston. The letter, unsigned, describes her travel to and her experience of the Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute. The Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute, chartered in 1837, was the first college for women in Virginia and was attended by both Winston sisters. In the letter, the writer describes the sisters' trip to the institute, shares her first impressions, comments on changes...
Dates: February 16, 1852