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Guttman, Ida (Frank). Diary, 1883

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1883
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This volume contains a very detailed account of Ida Frank's first semester at Vassar. She entered the college as a preparatory student in 1883 and became a member of the Exoteric Society, a social club for the "Preps". Frank was Jewish but does not discuss her experience with religion at Vassar

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Martin, Elma G. Diary, 1892

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Date
1892-1907
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Daily entries of varying length concerning Martin's experiences as a special student at Vassar College between September 22, 1892 and June 28, 1893. Further entries until June 23, 1894 discuss Martin's return home and work teaching. After a break of several years, Martin resumes the diary with an

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Slade, Abigail L. Diary, 1866

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Date
1866
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Brief daily entries written in 1866 during and after Slade's spring semester at Vassar College. Slade mentions entrance examinations, music lessons, botany expeditions, and compositions. She refers to various faculty members, such as [VC Lady Principal] Miss [Hannah] Lyman, Maria Mitchell, Dr

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Slade, Caroline E. Diary, 1866

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Date
1866
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Brief daily or weekly entries written in 1866 during Slade's spring semester at Vassar College. Slade mentions faculty such as [VC Lady Principal] Miss [Hannah] Lyman, Dr. Raymond, Professor Buckham, Miss Avery, and Professor Tenney. She reports details of VC daily life such as recitations

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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