EDUCATION: Death of Miss Chapin

From a house on Manhattan's East 49th Street last week went news which joined Abby Rockefeller Milton; Gladys Vanderbilt, Countess Szechenyi; Anna Roosevelt Dall; Antoinette Heckscher. Lady Esher; Mary Van Rensselaer Cogswell Thayer; Dorothy Whitney Straight Elmhirst and many another rich & famed socialite in common sorrow. Dead at 70 lay the awesome ruler of each one's girlhood, Miss Chapin, founder and longtime headmistress of Manhattan's smartest school for girls.

As befitted her destiny, Maria Bowen Chapin was well born, daughter of a Wickford, R. I. manufacturer. Behind her were a grandfather...

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