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Nellie Saunders letter

Identifier: MS-0080

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a letter home written on the playbill for the Washington College Dramatic Club’s production of “A Full House” where Nellie played the role of Susie. The letter talks about the production and the dramatic club as well as other news.


  • 1929

Access restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication rights

Copyright has not been assigned to Washington College. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Washington College as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical Information

Nellie Margaret Saunders Bennett (1908-1995) was born August 18 to Enoch Saunders (1866-1930) and Celia T. Layton Saunders (1878-1948) in Hurlock, Maryland. She graduated from Washington College in 1929. In 1930 she was working as a schoolteacher in Hurlock. By 1940 she had moved to Cincinnati with her husband Charles Leslie Bennett (1903-1976) a chemist and University of Maryland graduate. They had two daughters. Nellie passed away November 28, 1995 in Ohio.


.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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Finding Aid to the Nellie Saunders Letter
L. Sheldon
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Language of description note
Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Washington College Archives & Special Collections Repository

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Chestertown MD 21620