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Slade, Caroline E. Diary, 1866
Vassar College Archives and Special Collections
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Slade, Caroline E.
Bound volume; aprox 102p; 4 x 2.5 inches; Iron gall ink on aged paper
Faculty, Staff, Administrators
Women's colleges--New York (State)--Poughkeepsie
VC Spec. 1865-1866
Brief daily or weekly entries written in 1866 during Slade’s spring semester at Vassar College. Slade mentions faculty such as [VC Lady Principal] Miss [Hannah] Lyman, Dr. Raymond, Professor Buckham, Miss Avery, and Professor Tenney. She reports details of VC daily life such as recitations, compositions, music, chapel services, and prayers. Slade also references sleighing, tilting, correspondence, tableaux, and a classmate dining with Matthew Vassar (Feb 21).