Images of Early Vassar

(Francis) Ellen Lord, 1877: Vassar College professor of Latin, 1867-1876 and Greek, 1872-1876
Half-length picture of Ellen Lord wearing a plaid dress. She is seated, holding a fan, her right arm resting on a chair.
Alida C. Avery, 1869: Vassar College physician, 1865-1874
Head and shoulders picture of Alida C. Avery as a mature woman wearing a black choker, dark cross and dark, button-down clothing.
Alida C. Avery, 1872 or 1873: Vassar College physician, 1865-1874
Head and shoulders, oval picture of Alida C. Avery as a mature woman wearing a white collar, dark cross and dark, button-down clothing.
Alida C. Avery, 1873: Vassar College physician, 1865-1874
Head and shoulders picture of Alida C. Avery as a mature woman wearing a dark cross, white lace and dark, ruffled, button-down clothing.
Alida C. Avery, 1889: Vassar College physician, 1865-1874
Head and shoulders picture of Alida C. Avery as a mature woman wearing a white lace collar and light-colored, ruffled clothing.
Alida C. Avery: Vassar College physician, 1865-1874
Full-length picture of Alida C. Avery as a mature woman wearing a black choker, white collar and cuffs, long, dark, button-down dress and shawl. She is standing between an ottoman and blanket-covered chair. Her right arm is bent and her left hand is resting on a table which holds a book and glass display dome. Fringed drapes and hanging plant are in the background.
Ann (Bennett) Vassar: mother of Matthew Vassar
Half-length picture of Ann Vassar as an elderly woman wearing a sheer white cap, fringed shawl and black, long-sleeved clothing. She is seated, holding a handkerchief and small box.
Ann (Bennett) Vassar: mother of Matthew Vassar
Half-length picture of Ann Vassar as an elderly woman wearing a sheer white cap, fringed shawl and black, long-sleeved clothing. She is seated, holding a handkerchief and small box.
Architect's perspective of Vassar College Main Building
Southeast view of Main Building of Vassar College with paths, lawn, shrubs, lamp posts and people.
Augusta Reichel: Vassar College music professor, 1867-1869
Three-quarter length picture of Augusta Reichel wearing a broach, necklace, and long, button-down dress.
Baroness von Seldeneck, ca. 1866-1871: wife of Vassar College master of horsemanship
Full-length picture of Baroness von Seldeneck wearing a black hat and long, button-down dress. She is sitting side-saddle on a bay horse. A brick building with arched windows is in the background.
Benson John Lossing: Vassar College trustee, 1861-1891
Head and shoulders picture of Benson J. Lossing as a mature man with beard. He is wearing a black bow tie, white shirt and dark suit.
Birthplace of Matthew Vassar: E. Durham, Norfolk, England
Cottage at end of dirt road with picket fence, trees and people.
Caecilie Kapp, 1877: Vassar College German professor, 1867-1878
Three-quarter length picture of Caecilie Kapp wearing a white lace collar, large broach and long, dark, button-down dress with ruffles. She is leaning on the back of a cloth-covered, upholstered chair with tassel.
Caecilie Kapp: Vassar College German professor, 1867-1878
Head and shoulders picture of Caecilie Kapp wearing dark, button-down clothing.
Caecilie Kapp: Vassar College German professor, 1867-1878
Head and shoulders picture of Caecilie Kapp wearing a white lace collar, dark clothing and dark lace shawl.
Caecilie Kapp: Vassar College German professor, 1867-1878
Head and shoulders picture of Caecilie Kapp wearing a white lace collar and dark clothing.
Catherine (Valentine) Vassar, ca. 1825: wife of Matthew Vassar
Half-length picture of Catherine Vassar wearing jewelry, lace collar, shawl and dark, long-sleeved dress. She is seated. A landscape painting is in the background.
Catherine (Valentine) Vassar: wife of Matthew Vassar
Half-length picture of Catherine Vassar as a mature woman wearing jewelry, lace collar, shawl and long-sleeved, black dress. She is seated on a striped chair.
Charles Hinkel: Vassar College Greek & Latin professor, 1869-1890
Head and shoulders picture of Charles Hinkel with mustache and beard. He is wearing glasses, black bow tie, white shirt, and dark suit with black collar.
Charles Hinkel: Vassar College Greek & Latin professor, 1869-1890
Head and shoulders picture of Charles Hinkel with mustache and beard. He is wearing a black bow tie, white shirt, and dark suit with black collar.
Charles Hinkel: Vassar College Greek & Latin professor, 1869-1890
Full-length picture of Charles Hinkel with mustache and beard. He is wearing a top hat, white shirt, and dark suit, holding a cane in his right hand and a black glove in his left hand. There is a low concrete wall and plants behind him. Vassar Lake, trees and Vassar College Main Building are in the background.
Charles S. Farrar: Vassar College mathematics, natural philosophy & chemistry professor, 1865-1874
Head and shoulders picture of Charles S. Farrar with beard. He is wearing a black bow tie, white shirt and dark jacket.
Charles W. Swift, 1876: Vassar College trustee, 1861-1877
Head and shoulders picture of Charles W. Swift as a mature man wearing a black bow tie, white shirt and dark suit.
Cyrus Swan: Vassar College trustee, 1861-1900
Three-quarter length picture of Cyrus Swan as an elderly man with mustache and beard. He is wearing a hat, dark suit and cape. His right arm is bent across his abdomen.
Cyrus Swan: Vassar College trustee, 1861-1900
Head and shoulders picture of Cyrus Swan as a mature man with mustache and beard. He is wearing a white shirt and dark suit.
Demolition of the Lodge at Vassar College, 1914
The Lodge of Vassar College. A tower with partially demolished walls, debris and people. Large, bare trees are in the background. Large evergreens and unpaved drive are in the foreground.
Demolition of the Lodge at Vassar College, December 1, 1913
The Lodge of Vassar College. A tower with partially demolished walls, debris and people. A horse-drawn wagon is on the right. Large trees are in the background. An unpaved road is in the foreground.
Early Vassar College
Main Building, Observatory and Calisthenium and Riding Academy of Vassar College with paths, trees, shrubs and people. Some people are driving horse-drawn carriages.
Early Vassar College
Northwest view of Main Building, Calisthenium and Riding Academy, Lodge, and Gas and Boiler House of Vassar College with paths, lawn and trees.
Early Vassar College
Northwest view of Main Building, Calisthenium and Riding Academy, Lodge, and Gas and Boiler House of Vassar College with paths, lawn and trees.
Edward Lathrop: Vassar College trustee, 1861-1906
Head and shoulders picture of Edward Lathrop as a mature man with beard. He is wearing a black bow tie, white shirt and dark suit.
Edward Wiebe, 1865: Vassar College music professor, 1865-1867
Head and shoulders picture of Edward Wiebe with mustache and beard. He is wearing glasses, dark tie, white shirt and dark suit.
Elias L. Magoon, 1853: Vassar College trustee, 1861-1886
Half-length picture of oil painting of Elias L. Magoon as a mature man wearing a ring, black bow tie, white shirt and black suit with watch chain. He is holding a handkerchief in his right hand and eyelasses in his left hand. The painting was done by Samuel F.B. Morse.
Elias L. Magoon: Vassar College trustee, 1861-1886
Half-length picture of Elias L. Magoon as an elderly man wearing a black tie, white shirt and black suit.
Elias Lyman Magoon, 1853: Vassar College trustee, 1861-1886
Half-length picture of oil painting of Elias L. Magoon as a mature man wearing a ring, black bow tie, white shirt and black suit with watch chain. He is holding a handkerchief in his right hand and eyelasses in his left hand. The painting was done by Samuel F.B. Morse, and is housed in the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College.
Eliza M. Wiley: Vassar College music teacher, 1865-1882
Head and shoulders picture of Eliza M. Wiley wearing a broach, white lace collar and button-down clothing with black ribbon on left side.
Eliza Maria Mosher, Vassar College physician
Head and shoulders picture of Eliza Maria Mosher.
Elizabeth B. Thelberg, Vassar College Physician
Head and shoulders picture of Elizabeth B. Thelberg as a mature woman wearing a black choker and dark, button-down clothing.
Elizabeth M. Powell: Vassar College physical training instructor, 1866-1870
Head and shoulders picture of Elizabeth M. Powell wearing a white blouse and dark clothing with black collar.
Emma Hopkins: Vassar College professor of music, 1865-1866
Full-length picture of two women (Emma Hopkins on the right) wearing long dresses. They are seated, each of them resting an arm on the back of her chair.
Eunice D. Sewall: Vassar College librarian, 1867-1874
Three-quarter length picture of Eunice D. Sewall wearing flowers in her hair, black choker, broach, long, white ruffled dress and black lace shawl. She is seated, her arms resting on an open book.
First astronomy class at Vassar College, 1866
Professor Maria Mitchell and fifteen female students wearing long dresses, seated or standing behind a telescope. Some are holding hats or an open book.
First astronomy class at Vassar College, 1866
Professor Maria Mitchell and fifteen female students wearing long dresses, seated or standing behind a telescope. Some are holding hats or an open book.
First residence of Matthew Vassar at Poughkeepsie
Stone cottage with trees, people and animals. Another house is in the background.
Frances A. Wood: Vassar College music teacher, 1866-1870, English teacher, 1870-1880 and librarian, 1880-1910
Half-length picture of Frances A. Wood wearing a black choker and long-sleeved, button-down dress with lace trim.
Frederick L. Ritter: Vassar College music professor, 1867-1891
Head and shoulders picture of Frederick L. Ritter with mustache and beard. He is wearing a white shirt and dark suit.
Frederick L. Ritter: Vassar College music professor, 1867-1891
Head and shoulders picture of Frederick L. Ritter with mustache and beard. He is wearing a dark suit and scarf.
Georgianna Watson: Vassar College English professor, 1866-1869 and associate librarian, 1869-1870
Head and shoulders oval picture of Georgianna Watson wearing a black choker and light-colored, button-down clothing.

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