Annette W. Parmelee to Henry C. Tinkham

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Enosburg Falls Vt. December 10, 1919.
H. C. Tinkham M. D.
Burlington, Vt.
My dear doctor TInkham:-

As State Historian for the Vermont Equal Suffrage Asso-
ciation,I am seeking a variety of facts concerning women.
I desire an authoritive statement from you regarding the
admission of women to the Medical department of the University.
In searching old records of the society I find the
" In 1818 Dr. E. R. Campbell, President of the Society
reported as follows:
The Vermont Medical Society opens wide its doors to admit
women, and bids them welcome to all its privileges, and
honors on an equal basis with their "brother physicians”.
If this is true does it not seert a hit strange that our young
women are ignorant of such action, and seek their medical
education outside the state?

If Dr. Campbell’s statement is untrue, I sincerely hope
that Vermont will in the near future get into line with other
progressive institutions,

Thanking you for any information you may be able to give
to give me, I am vey truly yours - AWP