The Johns Hopkins University Physical Laboratory J. S. Ames, Director R. W. Wood W. J. A. Bliss A. H. Pfund
Baltimore MD Dec. 8, 1913 Mrs. M. C. B. Mumford, 503 E. Grace St., Richmond, Va.
My dear Mrs. Mumford:- Your understanding of my letter is perfectly correct. No women have ever been allowed to take courses in our undergraduate department. When it comes to advanced work women are on identically the same footing as men. Very truly yours, [in pencil] J. S. Ames