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Eunice D. Sewall: Vassar College librarian, 1867-1874

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12612-Service File.jpg
Date
between 1867 and 1874
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Three-quarter length picture of Eunice D. Sewall wearing flowers in her hair, black choker, broach, long, white ruffled dress and black lace shawl. She is seated, her arms resting on an open book.

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Frances A. Wood: Vassar College music teacher, 1866-1870, English teacher, 1870-1880 and librarian, 1880-1910

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12563-Service File.jpg
Date
18-?
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Half-length picture of Frances A. Wood wearing a black choker and long-sleeved, button-down dress with lace trim.

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Frederick L. Ritter: Vassar College music professor, 1867-1891

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12369-Service File.jpg
Date
18
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Head and shoulders picture of Frederick L. Ritter with mustache and beard. He is wearing a white shirt and dark suit.

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Georgianna Watson: Vassar College English professor, 1866-1869 and associate librarian, 1869-1870

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12381-Service File.jpg
Date
between 1866 and 1870
Abstract

Head and shoulders oval picture of Georgianna Watson wearing a black choker and light-colored, button-down clothing.

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Group of four Vassar College students, ca. 1872

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12550-Service File.jpg
Date
ca. 1872
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Full-length picture of four female students wearing long, dark dresses with ruffles. They are seated around a small, round table. One of the students is holding and looking at an open book. A tall window with fringed drape, hanging plant and terrarium are in the background.

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Hannah W. Lyman: Vassar College Lady Principal, 1865-1871

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12562-Service File.jpg
Date
1869?
Abstract

Full-length picture of Hannah W. Lyman wearing a headpiece, long, dark dress and shawl. She is seated by a footstool and ornate table holding flowers.

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Mary Fletcher Mackie: Vassar College mathematics professor, 1869-1871

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12579-Service File.jpg
Date
between 1869 and 1871
Abstract

Head and shoulders oval picture of Mary Fletcher Mackie wearing earrings, black choker, necklace, white lace collar and dark, button-down clothing.

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Minerva Swayze: Vassar College elocution teacher, 1869-1871

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12501-Service File.jpg
Date
between 1869 and 1871
Abstract

Head and shoulders oval picture of Minerva Swayze wearing earrings, broach, white lace collar and button-down clothing.

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Mrs. Raymond: wife of Vassar College president, John Howard Raymond

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12538-Service File.jpg
Date
186-?
Abstract

Three-quarter length picture of Mrs. Raymond as a mature woman wearing a white lace collar, long, dark, button-down dress and shawl. She is seated, holding a book with her left arm propped on a table.

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Priscilla H. Braislin: Vassar College mathematics professor, 1865-1887

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12499-Service File.jpg
Date
187-?
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Three-quarter length picture of Priscilla H. Braislin wearing a black choker, white lace collar and long, dark dress. She is seated, holding an object on a table on the right.

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Sally (Glass) Backus: first wife of Vassar College professor, Truman J. Backus

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12554-Service File.jpg
Date
187-?
Abstract

Three-quarter length picture of Sally Backus wearing a white lace collar, long, dark, button-down dress and shawl. She is seated, holding an open book. Her left arm is propped on a table which holds a glass display dome. Drapes and window are in the background.

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Truman J. Backus: Vassar College English professor, 1867-1883

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12613-Service File.jpg
Date
187-?
Abstract

Half-length, oval picture of Truman J. Backus wearing a black tie, white shirt and dark suit.

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Vassar College Astronomical Observatory, ca. 1872

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12458-Service File.jpg
Date
ca. 1872
Abstract

Observatory of Vassar College with path, lawn and trees.

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Vassar College Calisthenium and riding academy, ca. 1870-1873

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12573-Service File.jpg
Date
between 1870 and 1873
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Calisthenium and Riding Academy of Vassar College with paths, lawn and trees in leaf. Building is partially covered by vines.

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Vassar College Main Building, ca. 1865

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12482-Service File.jpg
Date
ca. 1865
Abstract

Southeast view of Main Building of Vassar College with lawn and trees.

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Vassar College Main Building, ca. 1865

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12564-Service File.jpg
Date
ca. 1865
Abstract

Southeast view of Main Building of Vassar College with lawn and trees.

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Young daughter of Vassar College professor, Truman J. Backus

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12429-Service File.jpg
Date
187-?
Abstract

Full-length picture of little girl wearing a plaid dress and boots. She is seated on an upholstered chair between an ottoman on the left and table on the right. She is holding an open book.

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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