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Ann (Bennett) Vassar: mother of Matthew Vassar

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12382-Service File.jpg
Date
19-?
Abstract

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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Ann (Bennett) Vassar: mother of Matthew Vassar

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12447-Service File.jpg
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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Birthplace of Matthew Vassar: E. Durham, Norfolk, England

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12552-Service File.jpg
Date
18-?
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Cottage at end of dirt road with picket fence, trees and people.

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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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Catherine (Valentine) Vassar: wife of Matthew Vassar

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12559-Service File.jpg
Date
19-?
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Half-length picture of Catherine Vassar as a mature woman wearing jewelry, lace collar, shawl and long-sleeved, black dress. She is seated on a striped chair.

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First residence of Matthew Vassar at Poughkeepsie

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12417-Service File.jpg
Date
18-?
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Stone cottage with trees, people and animals. Another house is in the background.

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James Vassar: father of Matthew Vassar

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12480-Service File.jpg
Date
19-?
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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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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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John Guy Vassar: nephew of Matthew Vassar

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12536-Service File.jpg
Date
18-?
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Head and shoulders picture of John Guy Vassar as a mature man with mustache and beard. He is wearing a black tie, white shirt and suit.

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Matthew Vassar

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12431-Service File.jpg
Date
186-?
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Head and shoulders picture of Matthew Vassar as a mature man wearing glasses.

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Matthew Vassar and his dog

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12481-Service File.jpg
Date
19-?
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Three-quarter length picture of Matthew Vassar wearing glasses, black tie, white shirt, black suit and black gloves. He is seated, holding a curved-top cane in his right hand. His dog, Tip, is standing on a chair next to him.

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Matthew Vassar as a young man

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12388-Service File.jpg
Date
19-?
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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 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 as an older man

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12448-Service File.jpg
Date
19-?
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Half-length picture of Matthew Vassar as an older man wearing glasses, dark tie, white shirt and dark suit. He is seated, holding a curved-top cane in his left hand.

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Matthew Vassar looking at a pocket watch January 25, 1867

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12413-Service File.jpg
Date
1867
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Full-length picture of Matthew Vassar wearing glasses, black tie, white shirt and dark suit. He is standing, looking at a pocket watch in front of a balustrade and pillar.

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Matthew Vassar with Vassar College fund box, 1861

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12611-Service File.jpg
Date
not before 1861
Abstract

Full-length picture of Matthew Vassar wearing glasses, dark tie, white shirt and dark suit. He is standing, his left hand resting on a box labeled """"Vassar College funds"""" and his right hand holding a key. The box is on a cloth covered table on the right. A pillar and drape with tassel is on the

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Matthew Vassar, 1861

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12432-Service File.jpg
Date
19-?
Abstract

Full-length, framed picture of Matthew Vassar as an older man wearing glasses, black tie, white shirt and black suit. He is standing, holding a top hat and gloves in his left hand and curved-top cane in his right hand. His dog, Tip, and potted greenery are in the foreground. His home, Springside

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Matthew Vassar, 1861

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12467-Service File.jpg
Date
1916
Abstract

Full-length picture of Matthew Vassar as an older man wearing glasses, black tie, white shirt and black suit. He is standing, holding a top hat in his left hand and curved-top cane in his right hand. His dog, Tip, and potted greenery are in the foreground. His home, Springside, and trees are in the

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Matthew Vassar, 1865

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12373-Service File.jpg
Date
1909?
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Head and shoulders picture of Matthew Vassar wearing a black tie, white shirt and dark suit.

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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