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Summer 1921, "My darling Jeannettie - I have not known a really happy moment"

Title

Summer 1921, "My darling Jeannettie - I have not known a really happy moment"

Subject

Travel
Presidency
China

Description

Woolley speaks of being asked to travel to China and serve on the China Education Commission, and tells Marks she won't go if Marks doesn't want her to leave

Creator

Mary Woolley

Date

June 17 1921

Format

Correspondence

Identifier

ms0865-s01-b20-f06-i001

Text

[1]
Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, Massachusetts 6’17’1921

Office of the President
[in margin]
Your box of books started this morning

My darling Jeannettie - I
have not known a really
happy moment since
the trustees took their
unexpected stand on
the Chinese question.
And now, with your
note showing how you
feel about it, I feel
[2]
just heart-sick. What I
care about most of
anything in the world,
is your well being -
just as I care
most about you. It
almost kills me to
think of being away
from you.
I know from
what Harriet said
the other night, that
[3]
she will live at the
house while I am
away, if you would
like to have her. It
seems to me by
far the best arrange-
ment, from every point
of view.
I had a
trying interview with
Mr. Caufling [??] this
afternoon about the
[4]
children, whom he wishes
at once, I had to
say that they could
not come go with him until August.
Give Arrow
and Lussie [??] birthday
hugs and say that I have
thought often of
them.
Good-night, Dar-
ling. Harriet is having
dinner at the Pounds’
in Holyoke.
[in margin]
Give Page my love.
If you say the word, I will say
I simply cannot go, Peddy

Citation

Mary Woolley, “Summer 1921, "My darling Jeannettie - I have not known a really happy moment",” Digital Exhibits of the Archives and Special Collections, accessed December 13, 2017, https://ascdc.mtholyoke.edu/items/show/566.