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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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Elwell, Abbie (Nickerson). Diary, 1878-1928

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Date
1878-1928
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Her diary entries describe her arrival at Vassar, entrance examinations, and details of student life, like walks to the cider mill, gymnastics, ice skating. She also includes descriptions and anecdotes from classes, religious services, and lectures. She mentions the Sophomore Party, the Society for

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Guttman, Ida (Frank). Diary, 1883

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Date
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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Ladd-Franklin, Christine. Diary, 1866-1873

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1866-1873
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In this diary, Christine Ladd-Franklin chronicles her time at Vassar and several years following her graduation in 1869. She escribes her experience as a Vassar student, the challenges of financing her education, and her early years of teaching before beginning her graduate work in mathematics.

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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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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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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, 1910-1911

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Date
1910-1911
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Detailed entries every day. In this volume, written during her sophomore and junior years, she describes student life on campus, including "fancy dancing" class, concerts, a YWCA conference, Vassar College Christian Association, sports (track, swimming, basketball, bicycling, rowing, and tennis)

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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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Ordway, Katherine Gretta. Diary, 1912-1913

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Date
1912-1913
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Entries every day. Ordway details her experiences at Vassar College between January of her junior year and May of her senior year. Her academic involvement in English, German, Economics, Biology, and American History is a central theme of the diary. Ordway mentions attending concerts and dances

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Ordway, Katherine Gretta. Diary, 1913-1914

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Date
1913-1914
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This volume covers the end of Ordway's senior year at Vassar and her first year after graduation. She describes the Senior Excursion to Mohonk and bicycling trips. She includes accounts of her graduation events, specifically Commencement, Class Day, "Strong Steps," Tree Ceremonies, and the Daisy

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Pollock, Mary (Culver). Diary, 1913-1917

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Date
1913-1917
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Pollock's "line-a-day" diary, kept during her last year of high school and her four years at Vassar (1913-1917). Each day in the journal includes a line for each of five successive years. Pollock discusses social events, including card parties, theater and film (Charlie Chaplin), flirtations and

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Raymond, Cornelia M. Diary, 1895

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Date
1895
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Short entries in a page a day format. Raymond describes her consistent participation in religious life through prayer meetings, religious lectures, and encouragement of others to renounce vices (particularly alcohol and smoking) and proclaim their Christian faith. Illnesses, depressive episodes (

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Raymond, Cornelia M. Diary, 1897

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Date
1897
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Short entries in a half page a day format. Raymond describes teaching at a [private] school in [Springfield], Massachusetts, giving music lessons, reading books and studying poetry, reflecting on sermons and religious lectures, and being involved with a list of courses (Feb 12). She refers to her

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Stilson, Sarah L. Diary, 1865-1869

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1865-1869
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Brief description of the opening day of Vassar, including the first meal, first religious services, and first examinations of students. Mentions of the founding of the Philalethean Society, a lecture from Dr. Raymond about girls flirting with boys at the lake, Thanksgiving, the first Founder's Day

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Wyman, Anne (Southworth). Diary, 1878-1880

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Date
1878-1880
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This volume describes her arrival at Vassar, academics and assignments, the books she reads, professors, social life, rules and regulations, exercise requirements and gymnastic suits, housing, religious services and lectures (some led by President Caldwell), meals, and the socio-economic status of

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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