Cardboard painted burgundy/brown and an abstract yellow figure draw in chalk.,Condition assessment (2014): Good
Archival footage taken by Elizabeth S. Brooks (VC 1935) and her family. Begins with the Class of 1935 walking in the commencement procession, followed by a brief clip of Brooks feeding goldfish with a Vassar friend. Next is footage of the 1935 Alumnae Parade beginning with the Class of 1885 and
Personal camera footage likely taken by a member of the Class of 1940. The original film was transferred to cassette before being gifted to the library; thus, the image quality is poor. Includes scenes of the college in winter and spring, the Athletic Circle gardens, Sunset Lake, the Shakespeare
Archival footage taken by Elizabeth S. Brooks (VC 1935). The first 2.5 minutes is footage of the Vassar campus from approximately 1931-1933, including a trolley running on Raymond Avenue, Vassar Lake, and views of the exteriors of various college buildings. The following 30 seconds are likely Brooks
Personal camera footage shot by Frances White Field (VC 1936) including winter scenes of the college, students smoking, convocation, an anti-war protest, and the 1936 commencement
Personal camera footage of Vassar campus in spring 1949. Includes footage of Skinner Hall, the Shakespeare Garden, and Class of 1951 Daisy Chain
Personal camera footage of campus and the academic procession on commencement day, 1934, followed by scenes of a senior and her family. The family could be the Pogues of Cincinnati, Ohio. Virginia Pogue Weinland graduated in 1934, and her sister, Margaret Pogue Macneale, graduated in 1936
Personal camera footage from Founder's Day 1931 and 1932 as well as Class Day 1932. Scenes from Founder's Day 1931 begin with a treasure hunt, followed by the faculty-student baseball game, the hoop-rolling contest (won by Marcia Wheelock, VC 1931), and dancing the Virginia Reel to a performance by
Personal camera footage taken by Margaret (Loose) Krell, Class of 1939, and her friends and family. There are many scenes of campus during winter, including Taylor Gate, Thompson Library, Sunset Lake, Skinner Hall, the Vassar Chapel, Main Building, the Residential Quad, and Alumnae House, as well as
In an interview with Sarah Canino, Anton Vishio discusses his professional background and his time as a member of the faculty of the Department of Music at Vassar College
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.