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   Container / Location    Title
 
Correspondence [series]:
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Mrs. F.H. Cross, Rochester, Aug. 15, 1898 , to daughter, Florence, who had just gone to the George Junior Republic as a volunteer worker; family matters, a few inquiries re: GJR.
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J. W. Jenks, Dept. of Political Science, Cornell, to FLC at GJR, Dec. 8, 1898 re: choice of teacher for primary department.
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Father to FLC, from Rochester, Jan. 16, 1899 , concerning a recent fire in FLC's cottage at GJR. Also, brief note from Mother; references to a Miss Anthony [Susan B.?].
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Letter (2 pcs.) from Florence, GJR, Feb. 5, 1899 , to "My very dear girls," [Wells College], describing beginnings, aims, facilities of the GJR and her own work with the children. [FLC left in 1900.]
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Letters (3 pcs.) from B.G. ["Best Girl" - Susan Dixwell Miller (Mrs. Gerrit Smith Miller)], Geneva, N.Y., to "Dear My Girl" [Florence], Feb. 10, 1904 , praises recipience for giving up other plans for a life of service in settlement work; discusses personal matters.
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Letter (3 pcs.) from Susan Dixwell Miller, Peterboro, N.Y. to Florence, Apr. 27, 1905 , advising and encouraging her in her settlement work; mentions former GJR students, Jacob Smith and William Seidell.
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Letter (2 pcs.), Mrs. Miller, Peterboro, Aug. 25, 1905 [or 1904 or 1906 - probably 1905; writer refers to Jacob Smith's having one more year in law school - rec'd Bachelor's at CU in 1903], to FLC; some news of the Georges and GJR; encouragement and support for FLC.
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Mrs. Miller, Peterboro, to FLC, Little Italy Neighborhood House, Brooklyn, Nov. 10, 1905 , concerning recent [burglary] incidents at FLC's Brooklyn living quarters.
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Letter (3 pcs.) from Mrs. Miller, Peterboro, Nov. 24, [ 1905 ?], concerning FLC's work among women and girls and her fears for her safety in a dangerous neighborhood.
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Christmas note, 1905 , Mrs. Miller to FLC, [always addressed as "M.G." - My Girl].
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Mrs. Miller, Peterboro, Nov. 28, [ 1905 ?], re: boy thief referred to in other letters.
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Letter (2 pcs.) from Mrs. Miller, Peterboro, Jan. 16, [ 1906 ?], re: FLC's recent experiences in Brooklyn and the great responsibility she must bear alone; thinks she might be better off at Hull House.
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Letter (2 pcs.) from Mrs. Miller to FLC, Peterboro, Feb. 15, 1906 , admonishing her to rest; praises her for past work.
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Letter from Mrs. Miller, Peterboro, Feb. 18, 1906 , re: F's work; changes W.R. George has made in GJR Library; her son, Gerrit, Jr.'s plans for year's work in British Museum.
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Mrs. Miller, Peterboro, June 20, 1906 , to FLC, at Rochester, personal news; rather amusing comment on Upton Sinclair's The Jungle.
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Mrs. Miller, Peterboro, May 19, 1910 , brief personal note.
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Mrs. Miller, Peterboro, Feb. 7, ____, re: some work of Santayana's FLC has been reading.
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Mrs. Miller, Peterboro, Sept. 19, _____, note of encouragement.
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Mrs. Miller, n.d. [late Dec. or early Jan.], visit from Jacob Smith, etc.
 
Other mss. items [series]:
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FLC's reminiscences entitled "Initiation" with comment of donor: "Accurate story from the Geo. Jr. Republic Feb. 1899." Written ca. 1945 . Concerns attempt to foil rendezvous. 5 pp. typescript.
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Diary notes, Aug. 1898-Mar. 1900 , entitled "Stories from the George Junior Republic"; chiefly concerned with a twelve-year-old boy called Roxy and her attempts to befriend him, but also mention others. (12 pcs.)
 
Three small notebooks containing:
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Roster of 183 Citizens, 1896-1899 , giving age, date child came and date he or she left, address. Not complete for some.
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Record of remarks made in "Court" by Arthur Anderson, Judge, Nov.-Dec. 1899 , and in "Town Meeting," Jan. [1900?].
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Additional remarks of Anderson, Jan. 1900 -.
 
Miscellanea [series]:
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One snapshot of John Lincoln Miller studying ants. [Susan Dixwell Miller's grandson?] Small boy in frock and sunbonnet!!
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Printed copy of NY Times editorial, "Half Century of the Republic," appearing in July 13, 1946 issue. Pasted on this sheet is clipping re: Dec. 1954 GJR fund drive, from NY Times.