Matthew Vassar Papers

to Martin Brewer Anderson, 2 Jul 1856
Announcing his intention to attend meeting of Board of Trustees of University of Rochester and asking Anderson to secure quarers for himself and Milo P. Jewett.
to Martin Brewer Anderson, 24 Mar1860
Outlining plans for starting Vassar Female College and asking Anderson to perform the ""opening ceremony."
to Martin Brewer Anderson, 28 Jan 1864
Progress of the building, accommodations for professors, choice of teachers, etc.
to Martin Brewer Anderson, 28 Jun 1865
Asking Anderson to use his influence in gaining trustee approval at the University of Rochester for honorary degree for Rev. G. M. McEkron. Photostat. Original letter in Universiry of Rochester Library.
to Martin Brewer Anderson, 29 Jun 1866
Apologizing for urging attendance at trustee meeting.
to Martin Brewer Anderson, 3 Mar 1856
Asking for recommendations for pastorship of ""our C B Church of this city."
to Martin Brewer Anderson, 4 Jul 1855
Unable to attend meeting of Board of Trustees, University of Rochester. Comments on ""Prohibiting Liqour Law."
to Martin Brewer Anderson, 5 Apr 1860
Discusses problems involved in choosing a site for the College. Photostat. Original letter in University of Rochester Library.
to Martin Brewer Anderson, 5 Jul 1855
Supporting Board of Trustees of University of Rochester.
to Martin Brewer Anderson, 5 Jul 1865
Ill healh makes attending commencemen at University of Rochester impossible.
to Martin Brewer Anderson, 7 May 1861
Reviews progress of building plans; financial difficulties because of war. Photostat. Original letter in University of Rochester Library
to Martin Brewer Anderson, 8 May1860
Asking for information about H.G. Eastman. Photostat. Original letter in University of Rochester Library.
to Martin Brewer Anderson, 9 Jul 1859
Comments on his poor health. Commends Henry H. Fay for honorary A.M. degree.
to Mary A. Hubbell, 20 Dec 1862
Letter responding to application, mentioning enclosing an article on the College by Rev. Tyler
to Mary L. Gilbert, [1 May] 1866
Thanking student representative for celebration honoring Mr. Vassar's birthday.
to Mary Towne, 6 Oct 1863
Letter responding to application
to Matthew Farrand, 30 Jul 1861
Acknowledges gift of a volume by Miss Moore entitled ""Sketches of Female Education."
to Milo P. Jewett, 19 Mar 1864
Polite but stern note acknowledging Mr. Jewett's apology for ""slander & falsehood"".
to Milo P. Jewett, 2 Mar 1864
Facing him with extracts from his letters calling Matthew ""fickle & childish"" and claiming plots and counter-plots among the Trustees to delay the completion of the College.
to Milo P. Jewett, 22 Mar 1864
Stating his unchanged feelings with regard to altered relations with Jewett.
to Milo P. Jewett, 24 Oct 1863
Vigorous rebuttal of a letter from Jewett criticising his policies with regard to the construction of Main Building.
to Miss Anderson, 18 Dec 1862
Letter responding to application enclosing a pamphlet of the first meeting of the Board of Directors
to Miss Caroline E. Williams, 27 Aug 1863
Letter responding to inquiry, enclosing 2 pamphlets
to Miss Davis, 26 Jan 1864
Response to applicant
to Miss Powell, 21 Nov 1867
Complimenting the young ladies on their gymnastic exercises.
to Miss Powell, 28 Apr 1868
Acknowledging a note of appreciation for a lecture by ""Miss Dickinson"". Comments on the subject of her lecture, ""Woman Suffrage"".
to Miss Raymond, 1 Feb 1864
Response to applicant
to Miss [M.H. Whitney], 6 Dec 1866
Thanks for sending manuscript of address on ""Harmony in Discord."
to Miss [M.L.] Dickinson, 10 Mar 1866
To a student regarding invitation to a social gathering.
to Mr. C.H. Smith, 17 Jul 1862
Letter responding to inquiry about the school
to Mrs. Angela G. Weld, 18 Jul 1862
Cordial letter to a well-wisher, giving credit to his neice for her work in female education. Name of Mrs. Weld's friend, Lucia E. Sheppard, to be placed in ""Book of applicants"".
to Mrs. Angeline G. Weld, 30 Jun 1862
Letter responding to application
to Mrs. C. M. Fitch, 17 Feb 1863
Letter responding to application enclosing pamphlet of the first meeting of the Board of Trustees and article by Rev. M. Tyler
to Mrs. Fairchild Judd, 09 Jan 1863
Letter responding to application enclosing pamphlet of the first meeting of the Board of Trustees and article by Rev. M. Tyler
to Mrs. M.E. Gage, 25 Jun 1862
Letter responding to application
to Mrs. M.E.J. Gage, 13 May1864
Concerning the opening of the College
to Mrs. Sarah M. Perkins, 16 Dec 1862
Letter responding to application
to Mrs. Sarah Oliphant, 6 Sep 1864
Answering a request for a ""Photgraph and all the documents that have been issued with reference to the Vassar F. College..."
to Nathan Bishop L.L.D., 10 Jan 1868
Recommending instruction of non-Vassar pupils at the Riding School.
to Nathan Bishop, 2 Aug 1867
Regarding portraits of members of the Board of Trustees to be hung in the Art Gallery.
to Nathan Bishop, 3 Nov 1865
Concerning retrenchmentt in financial matters of the College.
to Rev. Charles A. Raymond, 12 Dec 1862
Postscript to letter of Nov. 21. Advised that the letter was held for President Jewett's return from Europe before being mailed.

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