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  • Collection: Sylvia Dowling's Life in Halls

An artistic rendition of the branch with tinsel on it

An artistic rendition of Sylvia being passed notes from other students to avoid catching fresher's flu

Slyvia-Dowling letters.jpg
These are examples of the letters themselves that Sylvia wrote at least once a week to her family back home.

One of Sylvia's earliest letters, this is the section of the letter where she describes that the only problem with her room is the temperature

Black and white photograph of a study bedroom in the College Hall residences for students.

fire alarm pic.jpg
This image displays a fire alarm in the late 1950s

sound of fire drill.wma
This is the audio of a fire alarm from the 1950s
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