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Hotline: Marymount College

Visits from Santa, parties for orphan children, stockings outside dorm rooms – these are just some of the holiday traditions of Marymount College, Kansas’s first four-year college for women. Dr. Patricia Ackerman, freelance writer and professor of language arts at Kansas State University, shares the story on the Humanities Holiday Hotline.


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This recording is part of the Humanities Kansas Hotline, a series of bite-sized micropresentations about Kansas stories – both serious and light-hearted – that are researched and presented by experts across the state. 


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