Alix von Cotta to Nelly

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Cotta writing from Stuttgart. She is spending a holiday there. Went to Berlin on 2 Feb found she enjoyed the work [at the Victoria Lyceum]. Returned to Stuttgart 11 Jul. Must be back in Berlin beginning of Sep 1884 to get the new prospectus reprinted and prepare next winter's course of lectures. Aims no higher at present than the spreading of culture. Administration takes all her time. Courses last only from Oct to end of Apr. Women's higher education in Germany non-existent. Her mother and sisters are to join her in Berlin in Sep.