Mary Behner



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In this two page letter in blue ink Mary writes to her family about her friend Mary and having lunch with Bob. She also reports that she got a D in Greek.


Received the graduation invitation

Dear Folks:

This has been the most wonderful week and week ends. Mary Boots is still down stairs with Leeland. Bob went at 10 o’clock, and Mary will be up in a few minutes. We had the boys in a for a little lunch after C.E and such fun as we did have. Had the table fixed real cute and two lighted candles for light. Bob and I had gotten the lunch so Mary and Leeland washed the dishes - and I read some poetry to Bob out of that wonderful book you gave me. I am getting so much joy out of it.

Mary will either go tomorrow morning or Wednesday morning – she is expecting a telegram from her folks early in the morning as she sent them a night letter this evening. We four have had so much fun running around together this week. Friday we went on a picnic. Leeland brot [sic] a few mushrooms from the farm – I had never tasted them before and we fried them in bacon in a “spider” that we took out there. Then Mary and I had made some sandwiches and we took along a quart of milk. – Mary and I both wore

[unclear] Dea-----[/unclear]

Prof Campbell gave me “D” in Greek and I’m as mad as hops – makes me [unclear] reling [/unclear] mad - no one got higher than D – and I know I deserved more than that now if I get one more D I’m a Soph instead of Jr. next year.

[unclear] Enclosed Final Bill[/unclear]

Got along fine in Bible - may get an “A” – “B” anyway



Can hardly wait till you come -----



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Letters; College Life; Poetry


Wooster, Ohio


letters, final grades, dates, poetry

Letter from Mary to Folks - circa Spring 1926



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