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Joseph Edwin Proffit Letter to 'College Fraternity,' 1892

Identifier: UA 5.141

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A December 18, 1892, letter written by Joseph Edwin Proffit, William & Mary class of 1895, to the publication College Fraternity in New York City. Proffit congratulates the editor of the magazine for its arrangement and organization. He concludes the letter by offering any assistance in the way of notes related to fraternities at William & Mary.


  • Creation: 1892 December 18


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Biographical Information:

Joseph Edwin Proffit was a student at William & Mary from 1893 to 1895. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2010.418 was received from the donor on 7/19/2010.

Related Materials:

University Archives Photograph Collection (UA 8).

Processing Information:

Accessioned, processed, and finding aid completed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in July 2010.

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