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[marginal notes at right top of page] Florida Miss lege [college] of slender resources with a reputation still to make. Florida's college and Mississippi's college cannot draw students in any quantity from outside the state. Should not the woman's college, as a mere matter of business, be so placed as to be able to attract students from outside the state in order to supplement its income? [written underneath paragraph] (7) graduate Unk - Bryn Mawr . [in left margin, possibly at different times with a different pencil. Some of the scribbling is challenging] (8) vocational (9) [Kingship?] (10) See Md thus securing an [mistaken?] first-rate from the early beginning, for a com??? small outlay of money [pencil line] show how c.c. meets 10 foregoing requirements

Here there was a dilemma no standard college without almost unlimited resources, and Virginia's treasury far from overflowing. But Virginia must have a standard state college for women, and what is the way out? Any business owner would suggest the answer - why Virginia has a great state university which represents a large investment over a long period of years an investment in money and wisdom. Why not utilize that. Jefferson made it the head of the public school system of the state, a system for girls as well as boys in this 20th century; why not capitalize this great asset in founding a woman's college? Why not make the woman's college a part of the University, a new department just like the School of Engineering or the Medical School or the Academic Department for men, and yet a college separate and apart? At the University, the woman's college would find a ready made academic standard, a ready made academic tradition, a ready made intellectual impetus. Here also a ready made teaching staff which could be enlarged year by year to meet the need of the increasing body of women students. Here in short was just the article desired at a cost far lower than that at which it could be attained at any other point, for the separate college has to pay dearly for just these assets. Instead found a coordinate college at Charlottesville affiliated with the University of Virginia, a college with separate class room and dormitories for its students on a separate campus, a college combining the maximum of privacy with the maximum of educational efficiency. Equipment, simple and substantial, such as Delaware has recently given her coordinate women's college, a dean of women and such extra professors as are nec[essary] to meet the needs of the increased of students to be taught separately form [from] the men, and we ask little more. Our college can be administered by the University staff (president etc.) with little extra expense, and we have its standard and its academic prestige along with name Woman's College in the University of Virginia without expending another penny of the state's money. More than this we will then have founded a college at the point where it will attract endowment during the 1914 and 1916 campaigns, and the number of women students at the University Summer from outside the state proves that a woman's college there could do likewise. [Written between paragraphs] Student outside state at summer school. I am sending under separate cover a copy of our bulletin published in 1914 with some marked passages hearing on some of the points written above. I only wish I could talk instead of writing. I am sure I could make it so much more convincing. [(over?)]