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Anthony, Constance E. Diary, 1915

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1915
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Detailed daily entries, beginning in the spring of 1915 and ending in winter 1915, addressing Anthony's sophomore and junior years at Vassar College. Anthony describes her semester schedules, January and June exams, the dismissals of several classmates from school for failure (Feb 3-5), lectures

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Holden, Abby (Rankin). Diary, 1871-1872

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1871-1872
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This volume covers Abbie Rankin Holden's first year at Vassar College, from 1871-1872. She writes extensively about her relationships with friends, family and classmates. The bulk of the diary, though, is dedicated to her great love for the Mental and Moral Philosophy teacher, Miss Lepha N. Clarke

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Keffer, Bertha. Notes from Diary, Jan-Jun 1871

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Jan-Jun 1871
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Markwick, Marjorie (Anthony). Diary, 1914

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Date
1914
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Daily entries from July through December 1914. Newspaper clippings concerning Vassar's field day, moonlight sail, and mountain climb; a letter from Markwick's aunt Mollie; an invoice for directing song practice and class meeting; and a Vassar room deposit receipt are pasted into the diary beginning

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Ordway, Katherine Gretta. Diary, 1909-1910

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1909-01-01T01:00:01Z-1910-12-31T23:59:59Z
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VC 1913,1909-1910: Detailed daily entries from 11 Nov 1909 to 2 May 1910 of Ordway's first year at Vassar College. Throughout the diary, Ordway demonstrates an intense interest in her academic coursework, including her classes in Latin, math, history, English, and German. Additionally, Ordway

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Ordway, Katherine Gretta. Diary, 1911-1912

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1911-01-01T01:00:01Z-1914-12-31T23:59:59Z
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VC 1913,1911-1912: Detailed daily entries from February of Ordway's junior year to January of her senior year at Vassar College. Ordway discusses coursework and lectures in Latin, German, physics, English, biology, philosophy, and economics. She records scholarship information. Ordway mentions gym

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Pidgeon, Mary (Kiersted). Diary, 1871

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Date
1871
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Generally describes daily life at Vassar, including winter conditions and the College, Lady Principal Hannah W. Lyman's illness (and 55th birthday), horseback riding lessons, and her close friends, especially Abbie and Bertha (likely Bertha Keffer, VC 1876). Pidgeon writes briefly of President John

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Raymond, Cornelia M. Diary, 1902

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Date
1902
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Short entries in a page a day format. This volume discusses Raymond's social life and experiences at work with her students. Her mother breaks her hip this year, prompting Raymond to worry for her mother's health. Raymond also reflects on her active religious life, including continuing to convert

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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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Wislocki, Florence (Clothier). Diary, 1922

Date
1922
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Detailed daily entries written in October of 1922 for a class assignment during Wislocki's freshman year at Vassar College. The diary is prefaced by a typewritten key to the students and faculty mentioned. Wislocki discusses her academic, social, and extracurricular experiences between October 17th

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Wyman, Anne (Southworth). Diary, 1880-1882

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1880-1882
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The diary covers social news, news from home, academics and assignments, the books she reads, housing, religious services, lectures.\nShe mentions smashing (p. 2), a play in blackface (p. 11, p. 41), the 1880 election (p. 13), racism against the Japanese students attending the Inauguration (p. 41)

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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