Pidgeon, Mary (Kiersted). Diary, 1871

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Pidgeon, Mary (Kiersted). Diary, 1871
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Pidgeon, Mary (Kiersted)
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Origin Information
Vassar College Archives and Special Collections
Generally describes daily life at Vassar, including winter conditions and the College, Lady Principal Hannah W. Lyman’s illness (and 55th birthday), horseback riding lessons, and her close friends, especially Abbie and Bertha (likely Bertha Keffer, VC 1876). Pidgeon writes briefly of President John H. Raymond’s lecture on alcohol and tobacco in light of the almost-expulsion of three students in early May. She is a keen observer of weather conditions, noting frequently the temperature, wind, and general conditions of the day. A list of highlights from her diary (not written in her hand) begins on page 139 of the digitized item.
Box 120
Physical Description
Bound volume; aprox 148p; 5 x 3.5 inches; Iron gall ink on aged paper
VC Ex 1875
Subject
Women's colleges--New York (State)--Poughkeepsie
Women--Diaries
Women college students--New York (State)--Poughkeepsie
Vassar College--Students
Vassar College. Class of 1875
Geographic Information
North America
Cartographics
Subject
Geographic Information
North America
Cartographics
Subject
Athletics and Physical Education
Personal Relationships
Student Life
Faculty, Staff, Administrators
Geographic Information
North America
Cartographics