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Stilson, Sarah L. Diary, 1865-1869

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Date
1865-1869
Abstract
Brief description of the opening day of Vassar, including the first meal, first religious services, and first examinations of students. Mentions of the founding of the Philalethean Society, a lecture from Dr. Raymond about girls flirting with boys at the lake, Thanksgiving, the first Founder's Day (including a transcribed program of events), personal conversations with Matthew Vassar, the first graduation, the second Founder's Day, the beginnings of class organizations, Class Day 1868 and Matthew Vassar's death, a Student Association meeting, and planning for Class Day 1869. Records of '69's subsequent eight reunions.
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Finding aid: https://digitallibrary.vassar.edu/collections/finding-aids/62cd5d54-e5db-45fb-8d27-0c0437843e88
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vassar:2177,Box 120
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1 item
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