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

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Title(s)
Wyman, Anne (Southworth). Diary, 1878-1880
Name
personal
Wyman, Anne (Southworth)
creator
marcrelator
personal
James, Evan
transcriber
marcrelator
personal
Ditkoff, Andrea
descriptor
marcrelator
Origin Information
Vassar College Libraries
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 other students. Mentions the Miscellany, meeting Japanese students, a Jewish student, the servants, Halloween, Thanksgiving (with transcribed 1878 menu), the Philalethean Society, the Exoterie Society, being admitted as a full freshman, class meetings, concerts, the Trig Ceremony, the Freshman Party, the Sophomore Party, Founder’s Day, Commencement, Class Day, Phil Night, the Seniors’ Sale, a Political Club, a History Club, the Soph Club (Clio), and plays. Includes transcriptions of epitaphs in the old graveyard. Also many descriptions of the campus and the area around it (including the Hudson). Describes a visit the Bridgewater Normal School to visit her old classmates and a visit to Wellesley and compares each with Vassar.
Box 123
Physical Description
Bound volume; aprox 258p; 8.5 x 7 inches; Iron gall ink on aged paper
VC 1882
Subject
Women college students--New York (State)--Poughkeepsie
Women--Diaries
Vassar College--Students
Vassar College. Class of 1882
Geographic Information
North America
Cartographics
Subject
Arts, Theater, and Music
Academics
Faculty, Staff, Administrators
Student Life
Traditions
Geographic Information
North America
Cartographics