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Before Vassar opened

a contribution to the history of the higher education of women in America.

by James Monroe Taylor

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vassar College.,
    • Women -- Education (Higher) -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLD7183 .T3 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination287 p.
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5295195M
      ISBN 100836967860
      LC Control Number72038369

      It was a wonderful thing when Vassar opened for a girl to have the chance to go to college, and the contrast between then and now when it is quite a matter of course, and not at all an exceptional thing, strikes me rather sharply, as I see a privilege counted so precious once made light of in these days, or worse—wholly disregarded. Since the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture opened on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., last fall, demand for tickets has been museum served more than one million visitors in its first few months, and due to a backlog of requests, ticket distribution had to be temporarily paused.

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"Vasssar College Opened," Before Vassar opened book Lady's Book, Volume 71 (Aug ), (also available in print in Archives and Special Collections.) Prospectus of the Vassar Female College, (also available in print in Archives and Special Collections) Vassar College and Its Founder by Benson Lossing, (also available in print)Author: Laura Streett.

"The first two chapters of this book were originally published in the Educational review for October and November,under the title of 'College education for girls in America before Vassar opened.'"--Note 26 Addeddate Bookplateleaf 4 Call number AAIPages: But by Augustthe world as well as the college had discovered her secret: Anita Hemmings was Vassar’s first black graduate — more than 40 years before the college opened its doors to African Americans.

In the late 19th century, Vassar’s atmosphere might have been best described as aristocratic. Yes and no. Holyoke Seminary and Elmira College opened their doors before Vassar, but Vassar was accredited as a college first. Vassar Cheats Guinness For many years, Vassar College was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for the London Plane tree on the library lawn, which sported the longest unsupported branch in the world.

Did it ever. From that modest beginning grew one of the most amazing and effective fundraising efforts in Vassar history.

The ultimate statistics are little short of astounding: Over 50 years, the dedicated members of the Vassar Club of Washington, DC, ran a total of 51 annual book sales, which raised $ million in scholarship funds for Vassar-bound students from the DC area.

Before Vassar opened; (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin company, ), by James Monroe Taylor (page images at HathiTrust) The golden age of Vassar, (Poughkeepsie: Vassar college, ), by Mary Harriott Norris (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Earliest years at Vassar, personal recollections, (Poughkeepsie, N.

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Mary Watson Whitney entered Vassar when it opened, in September,and was among Maria Mitchell's first students in astronomy. The assistant to Maria Mitchell until she succeeded her as chair of the astronomy department and as director of the observatory, Whitney built Vassar's research program in astronomy into one of the nation's finest.

Martinsburgh Oct. 12, Mr. Vassar: Honored Friend, The beautiful book “Vassar College and the Founder” has safely arrived at last and I am delighted with it.

I have shown it to a number and the work is universally admired. The particulars you give of the opening of the College year are very interesting. The graduating Class of —Vassar's “ first collegiate year, ” President Raymond said in —included 19 of the first students and six who had entered the college a year or two later.

The 25 women were the Class ofthe sesquicentennial of whose commencement we observe in Mary Lavinia Avery () New York City, New York. During the span of a week, I spent eight hours a day in the rare-book rooms, followed by several nighttime hours in the main stacks.

Both in the rare-book rooms and the stacks, I found copies of revolutionary newspapers unavailable anywhere else outside of Europe. While I could have found even more sources in Europe, there were plenty in Chicago. Vassar’s first Watson fellow, Amy Vogelaar ’92, studied “Women-Centered Childbirth and Health Care” in Europe, Mexico, and Central America.

The experience was literally life changing. “I had never left America before I set off on my Watson trip, and have never stopped traveling or living abroad since,” she says.

Vassar College (/ ˈ v æ s ər / VASS-ər) is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Poughkeepsie, New d in by Matthew Vassar, it was the second degree-granting institution of higher education for women in the United States, closely following Elmira became coeducational inand now has a gender ratio at the national : Suburban; 1, acres ( ha).

Later, Matthew Vassar recruited Maria as the first professor hired when Vassar College opened in Her arrival marked the start of a year-long tradition of Vassar professors challenging students to learn by doing. This exhibit highlights research efforts by Maria and her students to. The books that wear are seen to be greatly in the minority when one considers how few of the estimated published each day survive.

A book that wears must be a book that we could live with day after day and still enjoy. Professor Scott applied the well-known test of the book with which we would choose to be shipwrecked on a desert island. The Vassar library is fortunate to have one of the original copies ofLe Pompe Funebre, the contemporary account of the Gli Infecondi memorial rites, held in Rome.

Discovered in England, this volume was purchased by the Class of and presented to the Rare Book Room in the new Helen Lockwood (VC ) Wing of the Thompson Memorial Library.

Heracles is the only human that became god, and had to go through many demeaning tasks and suffer a great deal of pain before becoming a god. The same goes for Captain America, in a more modernized sense. Before becoming a superhero, he was a weakling that was often made fun of.

After finishing her training, Stockwell practiced in Colorado before returning to her native Wyoming. Originally from Worland, Stockwell decided to make her home in Sheridan. Soon after relocating, she and her business partner, Heather Vassar, opened Maven Massage and Bodywork.

Vassar president Catharine Hill welcomed the crowd before turning the microphone over to psychology professor Randy Cornelius, who moderated a panel discussion that included Vassar alumnae/i Christine Vassar Tall ’47, Leila Levinson ’76, and Forrest Cousens.

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Also in Augustthe Bullard Sanford Memorial Library became a district library composed of the City of Vassar, and the Townships of Tuscola, and Vassar.

The Non-Caro school district portion of Juniata Township joined the district library in The new population of the hovers to aro residents. Discover the best of Vassar so you can plan your trip right. local, and health advisories for this destination before you book.

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And the one named Johana and the other Melchiora passed from this. Although best known as the founder of Vassar College, Matthew Vassar made his fortune as a brewer.

In fact, by the s, his Poughkeepsie brewery was one of the largest in the country. In the book Vassar College and its Founder, author Benson Lossing recounts Vassar’s early success.

Vassar Clements–Virtuoso Fiddler Recently, a friend called me with the news that Vassar Clements had passed away. Today I’m putting aside the material I had prepared for the August FTN.

What follows is my view of that phenomenon of the Music Spirit that we called Vassar. On just a few occasions I was able to Continue reading "Vassar Clements". The History of Art at Vassar College Susan Donahue Kuretsky (’63), Sarah Gibson Blanding Professor of Art, and Nicholas Adams, Mary Conover Mellon Professor in the History of Architecture with assistance from Nicole Weindling (‘10), Sophia Alexandrov (’11) and Maria Emilia Fernandez (’13) March The teaching of art at Vassar College was planned from the very start--and specifically.

I had absolutely no idea there was a field called art history before I came to Vassar. I discovered it by complete accident the first day I attended an Art lecture.

Christine Havelock began the course with a slide of the archaic Greek Kouros in the Metropolitan Museum and as soon as she opened her mouth (she also had an exceptionally. About the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center was founded in as the Vassar College Art Gallery.

The currsquare-foot facility, designed by Cesar Pelli and named in honor of the new building's primary donor, opened in   This traveling retrospective exhibition was organized by Vassar College in cooperation with the Saul Steinberg Foundation and was curated by Joel Smith, author of the book Steinberg at the New Yorker.

The exhibition, which is accompanied by a major monograph on the artist, opened at the Morgan Library in New York and traveled to the. Prof. of Hispanic Studies Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert is working on a book on environmental activism in the Caribbean.

Sofía Benítez ’18 is a Media Studies major and Latin American Studies minor who helped curate an exhibit on artists from the Caribbean at Vassar’s Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. Esther M. Friesner was educated at Vassar College, where she completed B.A's in both Spanish and Drama. She went to on to Yale University; within five years she was awarded an M.A.

and Ph.D. in Spanish. She taught Spanish at Yale for a number of years before going on to become a full-time author of fantasy and science fiction/5.Check prices on Motels in Vassar Tonight Apr 29 - Apr 30 Check prices in Vassar for tonight, Apr 29 - Apr 30 Tomorrow night Apr 30 - May 1 Check prices in Vassar for tomorrow night, Apr 30 - May 1 This weekend May 1 - May 3 Check prices in Vassar for this weekend, May 1 - May 3 Next weekend May 8 - May 10 Check prices in Vassar for next weekend.The book has none of the charm of the original Pendragon books.

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