The Vassar College Libraries Digital Initiatives Program includes a variety of projects on many platforms. Here you will find collections that have been made available outside of the Digital Library. These collections must be searched on their respective websites.
(ARAS) Transactions of the Association of Russian-American Scholars (1967-2014)
This collection houses the complete set of the bilingual almanacs published by the Association of Russian-American Scholars in the USA (ARAS) titled – in two languages – Transactions of the Association of Russian-American Scholars in the USA / Записки Русской Академической Группы в США. The publication was launched in 1967 by US-based and Russian-born academics, most of them exiles from Soviet Russia who were denied publication in the USSR due to their political status.
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VIDEO: How to Access and View this Journal
Newspaper & Magazine Archive
The Vassar College Digital Newspaper Archives provides access to a wide range of newspapers and magazines that were published by Vassar College students from 1872-present.
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One of the oldest continuous collections of concert programs in an academic institution, the Music Programs Digital Collection documents Vassar College Department of Music events from 1866 to the present.
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Browse (You will leave this site) - This Vassar College Libraries Omeka Database is actively being updated.
Ruth Benedict Papers
Approximately 8,000 pages from the Ruth Fulton Benedict Archive (held at the Vassar College Archive) have been digitized, including notes from various field expeditions to the American Southwest in the 1930s. The Ruth Benedict Papers are now freely available to the public via Alexander Street's website
Vassar College Costume Collection
A collection of authentic historic clothing from the nineteenth century to today.
Vintage Vassar (Videos)
A collection of Vassar films depicting life at Vassar over the course of the 20th century, including the earliest films from the 1930s.
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- Vassar College Archives & Special Collections Finding Aids
- Vassar Documents and Images in the Library of Congress American Memory Project (Type "Vassar" in the search box)
- Vassar images in the LIFE photo archive hosted by Google (Type "Vassar" in the search box)
- Vassar Postcards at the New York Public Library
- Vassar materials in UC Berkeley's Mark Twain Project
- Women's Studio Workshop Artists' Book Archive (Vassar owns physical copies of these books)