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This thesis is about Asian Americans creating and seeking a spaces of belonging, in and between essentialisms of racial, national, ethnic, and cultural borders. Starting from the 1800s, Chinese laborers formed ethnic communities and contested their belonging under the state-sanctioned...
Recto and verso of photograph of engraving by H.B. Hall, N.Y. On verso: "from. Eminent Women of the Age"
Item from the Elizabeth Cady Staton Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College. The collection includes a variety of materials on such subjects as women's rights, suffrage, feminism, religion, abolition, temperance, travel, and social conditions for women.
Written on back: "from. Eminent Women of the Age",Item from the Elizabeth Cady Staton Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College. The collection includes a variety of materials on such subjects as women's rights, suffrage, feminism, religion, abolition, temperance, travel, and
The Archives & Special Collections Library is part of the Vassar College Libraries system. It holds the rare book, manuscript, and archival collections of the college. It collects, preserves, and makes available rare and unique collections, and also engages in teaching and outreach activities. This collection of finding aids describe items in both the Virginia B. Smith Memorial Manuscript Collection and the College Archives.
The Vassar College herbarium holds over 5,000 specimens of vascular plants, bryophytes, and algae. Holdings are primarily from northeastern North America, and include collections made by several notable 19th century botanists. To learn more about this project visit the website here.
Vassar College's institutional repository reflects the research and scholarly output of the Vassar College community. It provides access to senior theses, peer reviewed open access articles, and projects from a wide range of disciplines.