Interact & Learn > Portraits of the People in Mrs Perkin's World
As a longtime resident of Union College, Mrs. Perkins knew nearly everyone on campus. Click on the portraits to learn more about some of the individuals and families mentioned prominently in her letters.
William Wells “Uncle Billy” James H. Stoller “Anything but dull” Moses Viney 70 years with Union Sidney G. Ashmore “Passionate in nature” Rose Perkins Hale Daughter of Anne Edward E. Hale Jr. “Jack” Roger G. Perkins Son of Anne Andrew V. Raymond Union College President Henry Whitehorne “Old Whitey” Samuel T. Benedict “Enjoyed reminiscing” Maurice Perkins “Perk” James R. Truax “A rivaling professor” Anne D. Potts Perkins “The Duchess” Alice J.G. Perkins A private tutor of Latin Frank Bailey “Unparalled contributions” Charles B. Pond “Controversial personality”