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Ann (Bennett) Vassar: mother of Matthew Vassar

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Date
19-?
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Half-length picture of Ann Vassar as an elderly woman wearing a sheer white cap, fringed shawl and black, long-sleeved clothing. She is seated, holding a handkerchief and small box.

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Catherine (Valentine) Vassar, ca. 1825: wife of Matthew Vassar

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12586-Service File.jpg
Date
19-?
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Half-length picture of Catherine Vassar wearing jewelry, lace collar, shawl and dark, long-sleeved dress. She is seated. A landscape painting is in the background.

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James Monroe Taylor, 1909: Vassar College president, 1886-1914

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12418-Service File.jpg
Date
c1909.
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Head and shoulders picture of James Monroe Taylor as a mature man with mustache. He is wearing a black tie, white shirt and dark suit.

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James Vassar: father of Matthew Vassar

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12577-Service File.jpg
Date
19-?
Abstract

Half-length picture of James Vassar as an elderly man wearing a black tie, white shirt and black coat. He is seated, holding a cane in his right hand.

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Matthew Vassar as a young man

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12512-Service File.jpg
Date
19-?
Abstract

Half-length picture of Matthew Vassar as a young man wearing a white shirt and dark suit. He is seated, holding a newspaper.

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Matthew Vassar as a young man

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12601-Service File.jpg
Date
19-?
Abstract

Half-length, oval, framed picture of Matthew Vassar as a young man wearing a white, ruffled shirt and dark suit.

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Matthew Vassar: sitting at desk, ca. 1835-1840

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12469-Service File.jpg
Date
19-?
Abstract

Half-length picture of Matthew Vassar as a mature man wearing a black tie, white shirt and black suit. He is seated at a desk, holding a quill pen in his right hand and eyeglasses in his left hand. His right arm is resting on a desk.

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Thomas Vassar: uncle of Matthew Vassar

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12567-Service File.jpg
Date
19-?
Abstract

Half-length picture of Thomas Vassar as an elderly man wearing a black tie, white shirt and black coat. He is holding a book in his left hand.

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Content Warning

The Vassar College Archives within the Digital Library include some images, texts, and material items that are racist, xenophobic, or otherwise harmful. The Vassar Libraries have provided descriptive text and additional notes whenever possible to alert Digital Library users to these items. The Engaged Pluralism Initiative Race and Racism in Historical Collections Project Group is working with the library on contextualizing and facilitating community conversations about these materials. For more information see: https://library.vassar.edu/rrhc