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Letters, 1930-1937, from Catharine Sterling Bunnell to her parents describe her studies, work, and social activities as an archeology graduate student at the University of Michigan and the American School of Classical Studies at Athens; her travels in Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Turkey, Romania, Hungary, Austria, Germany, and Canada; studies and social activities at secretarial school in Berkeley, California; and travel to Hawaii and Alaska. There is also a long letter and a typescript paper describing conditions in Egypt. Miss Bunnell's correspondence includes references to her future husband, A. Henry Detweiler, Professor of Architecture at Cornell University, whom she met in Athens. Papers of her mother, Katherine S. Day, include a travel diary and photograph album of a trip to Europe, 1900, and a diary kept during a world's fair, ca. 1903. There are also pencil sketches by Bella (Dollabella) Day, ca. 1887, and a sketchbook.

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