Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Letters addressed to Heripsima

Letters addressed to Heripsima

Letters addressed to Heripsima includes: A letter recognizing the recipient’s completion of a teaching course, from Basil Allen, Mary Gardner, and F.G. Murray to “Madame Basil”; Another one is a reply to Heripsima’s letter, it is addressed to Heripsima calling her “my beloved sister”. The sender (Katin) asks Heripsima to write the sender more letters from Tehran. The sender lives now at Turusian’s home. In another letter the author (Basil) writes the letter to accompany a gift of a piece of paper worth ten tumans (which apparently represents his ownership of shares in something); Next is a congratulatory letter about the recipient’s wedding, to Hripsima; In another letter the writer (Cora C. Bartlett) expresses her friendship with the recipient and reminisces about old times. In another letter the author (Phoebe R. Patter) thanks Hripsima for a Christmas gift. Another letter from Cora Bartlett, in which she thanks Heripsima for some crocheting.

Item Details

  • Date undated
  • Collections Shahin and Arsineh Basil
  • Repository Shahin and Arsineh Basil
  • Restrictions When using the items from this collection, please include a reference to its original repository.
  • Accessed 3 August 2012
  • Last Edited 22 August 2012
  • Record no. 1144A51
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