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Caecilie Kapp, 1877: Vassar College German professor, 1867-1878

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Date
1877
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Three-quarter length picture of Caecilie Kapp wearing a white lace collar, large broach and long, dark, button-down dress with ruffles. She is leaning on the back of a cloth-covered, upholstered chair with tassel.

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Charles Hinkel: Vassar College Greek & Latin professor, 1869-1890

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Date
18
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Head and shoulders picture of Charles Hinkel with mustache and beard. He is wearing glasses, black bow tie, white shirt, and dark suit with black collar.

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Charles W. Swift, 1876: Vassar College trustee, 1861-1877

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12367-Service File.jpg
Date
1876
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Head and shoulders picture of Charles W. Swift as a mature man wearing a black bow tie, white shirt and dark suit.

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Group of six Vassar College students: "The Pleiades", 1876

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12520-Service File.jpg
Date
1876
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Full-length picture of six female students wearing long dresses with ruffles. They are kneeling, seated or standing around a fringed, armless chair. One is holding an open book. Two pillars are in the background.

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John Howard Raymond: Vassar College president, 1864-1878

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12605-Service File.jpg
Date
between 1864 and 1878
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Head and shoulders picture of John Howard Raymond as a mature man with mustache and beard. He is wearing glasses, black bow tie, white shirt and dark suit.

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Mrs. Hinkel: wife of Vassar College professor Charles Hinkel

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12452-Service File.jpg
Date
1877
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Head and shoulders picture of Mrs. Hinkel wearing a dark hat, earrings, small white stand-up collar and dark, button-down clothing.

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Raymond B. Backus: son of Vassar College professor, Truman J. Backus

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12397-Service File.jpg
Date
1877
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Head and shoulders picture of Raymond B. Backus wearing a white shirt and dark suit.

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Stephen M. Buckingham: Vassar College trustee, 1861-1887

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12392-Service File.jpg
Date
18
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Head and shoulders picture of Stephen M. Buckingham as a mature man wearing a black bow tie, white shirt and dark suit.

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Vassar College Astronomical Observatory with students, 1879

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12598-Service File.jpg
Date
1879
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Observatory of Vassar College with path, lawn, trees and lamp post. Building is partially covered by vines. Also shows women wearing long dresses, most with hats. Several of them are playing croquet and one is holding a parasol.

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Vassar College baseball team: The Resolutes, 1876

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12379-Service File.jpg
Date
1876
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Full-length picture of nine female students wearing baseball caps, long dresses and belts labeled ""Resolutes"". Five are seated, four are standing behind them. A brick building with tall double doors is in the background.

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Vassar College Calisthenium and riding academy, ca. 1873

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12516-Service File.jpg
Date
ca. 1873
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Calisthenium and Riding Academy of Vassar College with paths, lawn, trees in leaf, street lamps and horse-drawn wagon. Building is partially covered by vines.

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Vassar College physician's parlor, 1877

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12492-Service File.jpg
Date
1877
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Room with window, desk, cot, chairs, pictures, and accessories. Dr. Helen Northing Webster wearing a long dress is seated in front of the desk, her right arm propped on top of it.

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Vassar College physician's parlor, 1882

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12416-Service File.jpg
Date
1882
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Room with fireplace, glass-front bookcase, chair, bust, pictures, and accessories. Dr. Helen Northing Webster wearing a long dress is seated, her right arm propped on the chair.

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Vassar College student room, ca. 1878

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12408-Service File.jpg
Date
ca. 1878
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Room with curtained window, gas lamps, tables, desk, chairs, pictures, books, plants and guitar. One student wearing a hat and long, dark dress is writing at a desk on the left. The other student wearing a long, dark dress is seated on the right.

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Vassar College student room, ca. 1878

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12590-Service File.jpg
Date
ca. 1878
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Room with tall curtained window, gas lamps, tables, couches, desk, chairs, pictures and books. One student wearing a long, dark dress is seated in front of a desk on the left. Another student wearing a long, dark dress is seated, reading a book on the right.

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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