Keffer, Bertha. Diary, 1876

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Title(s)
Keffer, Bertha. Diary, 1876
Name
personal
Keffer, Bertha
creator
marcrelator
personal
Davies, Eleanor
transcriber
marcrelator
personal
Andrea Ditkoff
descriptor
marcrelator
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Origin Information
Vassar College Libraries
This item is a collection of writings by Keffer and her classmates. It features a lengthy poem about the arrival of the first Japanese students in 1872, which also appears in Ella C. Lapham's (VC 1876) scrapbook. The racist poem mocks the Japanese students' English language skills and warns that they are thieves who should not be trusted. The collection also includes class songs and odes, as well as a sampling of short, humorous poems mostly related to studies at Vassar.
Box 121
Physical Description
Bound volume; aprox 179p; 6.75 x 4.25 inches; Iron gall ink on aged paper
VC 1876, handwritten.
Subject
Women's colleges--New York (State)--Poughkeepsie
Alma maters (songs)
Race relations
Vassar College. Class of 1876
Women college students--New York (State)--Poughkeepsie
Poetry--Humorous poetry
Women--Diaries
Women's colleges--New York (State)--Poughkeepsie
Vassar College--Students
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North America
Cartographics
Subject
Poughkeepsie (N.Y.)
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North America
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Subject
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North America
Cartographics
Subject
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North America
Cartographics
Subject
Race, Gender and Sexuality
Student Life
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North America
Cartographics