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Babbott, Elizabeth (French). Scrapbook, 1910-1912

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Babbott, Elizabeth (French). Scrapbook, 1910-1912
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1910-1912
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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
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Elizabeth (French) Babbott was an avid scrapbooker, and created thorough volumes for each of her four years at Vassar, from 1910 through 1914. She preserved voluminous correspondence with her family, particularly her mother, father, and maternal grandmother. Her letters are expressive and

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Babbott, Elizabeth (French). Scrapbook, 1911-1912

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Babbott, Elizabeth (French). Scrapbook, 1911-1912
Date
1911-1912
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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
Description

Elizabeth (French) Babbott was an avid scrapbooker, and created thorough volumes for each of her four years at Vassar, from 1910 through 1914. She preserved voluminous correspondence with her family, particularly her mother, father, and maternal grandmother. Her letters are expressive and

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Babbott, Elizabeth (French). Scrapbook, 1912-1913

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Babbott, Elizabeth (French). Scrapbook, 1912-1913
Date
1912-1913
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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
Description

Elizabeth (French) Babbott was an avid scrapbooker, and created thorough volumes for each of her four years at Vassar, from 1910 through 1914. She preserved voluminous correspondence with her family, particularly her mother, father, and maternal grandmother. Her letters are expressive and

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Babbott, Elizabeth (French). Scrapbook, 1913-1914

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Babbott, Elizabeth (French). Scrapbook, 1913-1914
Date
1913-1915
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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
Description

Elizabeth (French) Babbott was an avid scrapbooker, and created thorough volumes for each of her four years at Vassar, from 1910 through 1914. She preserved voluminous correspondence with her family, particularly her mother, father, and maternal grandmother. Her letters are expressive and

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Blegen, Elizabeth (Pierce). Scrapbook, 1906-1910

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Blegen, Elizabeth (Pierce). Scrapbook, 1906-1910
Date
1906-1910
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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
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Botsford, Helen C. Scrapbook, 1883-1886

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Botsford, Helen C. Scrapbook, 1883-1886
Date
1883-1886
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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
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Coffin, Gertrude (Burleigh). Scrapbook, 1896-1901

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Coffin, Gertrude (Burleigh). Scrapbook, 1896-1901
Date
1896-1901
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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
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Janish, Jeanne (Russell) and Lucile (Cross) Russell. Scrapbook, 1887-1938

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Janish, Jeanne (Russell) and Lucile (Cross) Russell. Scrapbook, 1887-1938
Date
1887-1938
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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
Description

This scrapbook contains materials from two alumnae: Lucile (Cross) Russell and her daughter Jeanne (Russell) Janish. Cross' portion covers her high school education in Fairbury, Nebraska from 1887 to 1889, several years at the Jacksonville Female Academy (in Jacksonville, Illinois) through May 1892

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Lapham, Ella C. Scrapbook, 1871-1878

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Lapham, Ella C. Scrapbook, 1871-1878
Date
1871-1878
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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
Description

This scrapbook covers Ella C. Lapham's (VC 1876) experiences as a student at Vassar, including traditions like Trig Ceremonies, Tree Ceremonies, Class Day, Founder's Day, Commencement, Professor Maria Mitchell's Dome Party, and Thanksgiving. She also saved programs from concerts and events by the

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MacLeish, Martha (Hillard). Scrapbook, [1874-]1878

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MacLeish, Martha (Hillard). Scrapbook, [1874-]1878
Date
n.d.
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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
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Mansfield, Adelaide (Claflin). Scrapbook, 1893-1897

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Mansfield, Adelaide (Claflin). Scrapbook, 1893-1897
Date
1893-1901
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
Description

This scrapbook covers Adelaide (Claflin) Mansfield's years at Vassar, from 1893 through 1897. She provided materials about Vassar traditions such as Thanksgiving, Founder's Day, the Sophomore Party, the Senior Parlor, Halloween, Trig Ceremonies, Tree Ceremonies, Commencement, Field Day, the Mohonk

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McCaleb, Ella C. Scrapbook, 1874-1878

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McCaleb, Ella C. Scrapbook, 1874-1878
Date
1878
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
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Ross, Caroline (Barnes). Scrapbook, 1901-1905

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Ross, Caroline (Barnes). Scrapbook, 1901-1905
Date
1901-1906
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
Description

This scrapbook covers Caroline (Barnes) Ross' four years at Vassar, from 1901 to 1905. She included documents from campus events (such as the Sophomore Party, Mohonk trip, Dome Party, commencement, Class Day, Founder's Day, debates, opening the Senior Parlor, and the dedication of the Chapel), plays

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Shelden, Helen G. Scrapbook, 1885-1887

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Shelden, Helen G. Scrapbook, 1885-1887
Date
1885-1887
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
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Thom, Katharine (Bissell). Scrapbook, 1907-1910

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Thom, Katharine (Bissell). Scrapbook, 1907-1910
Date
1907-1910
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
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Vassar College Student Scrapbooks

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Ross, Caroline (Barnes). Scrapbook, 1901-1905
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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
Abstract

The Student Scrapbooks collection provides access to scrapbooks from Vassar students from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Students include Adelaide Claflin Mansfield, 1893-1897; Anne Southworth Wyman, 1878-1932; Caroline Barnes Ross, 1901-1906, Elizabeth French Babbott, 1910-1912

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Wheeler, Jessie F. Scrapbook, Vol. 1, 1878-1891

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Wheeler, Jessie F. Scrapbook, Vol. 1, 1878-1891
Date
1878-1891
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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
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Wing, Lucy (Madeira). Scrapbook, 1892-1896

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Wing, Lucy (Madeira). Scrapbook, 1892-1896
Date
1892-1901
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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
Description

This scrapbook covers Lucy (Madeira) Wing's four years at Vassar, from 1892 through 1896, and a few events she attended as an alumna. She includes materials from concerts, plays (particularly by the Philalethean Society), and art exhibitions both on and off campus. During her senior year, Madeira

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Wyman, Anne (Southworth). Scrapbook, 1878-1882

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Wyman, Anne (Southworth). Scrapbook, 1878-1882
Date
1878-1932
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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
Description

This scrapbook is primarily devoted to Anne (Southworth) Wyman's four years at Vassar between 1878 and 1882, but also covers some of her experience as an alumna. Southworth documents Vassar traditions including Thanksgiving, Trig Ceremonies, Founder's Day, Class Day, Tree Ceremonies, Senior Auction

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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