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Guide to the Agnes Rindge Claflin Papers, circa 1901 - circa 1977

Collection Title
Agnes Rindge Claflin Papers
Abstract
The bulk of the Claflin collection is from the years 1927-1934, the period in which she received her graduate degrees and began to teach at Vassar College as an associate professor and later as a full professor. While the collection itself is mainly made up of correspondence, it also contains an eclectic selection of material, including: various drafts of her doctoral thesis, newspaper clippings concerning her career, programs of exhibits, class notes and assorted miscellanea.
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Guide to the Caroline Furness Papers, 1840-1938

Collection Title
Caroline Furness Papers
Abstract
The Caroline Furness Papers consist
of correspondence, personal and professional papers, writings, research, and
photographs created and assembled by American astronomer and Vassar faculty member
Caroline E. Furness. Notable correspondents include Furness’s father, Henry B.
Furness; Vassar faculty member Mary W. Whitney; Kan'ichi Asakawa; Sakusaburo
Uchigasaki; Rose O'Neill; Vilhjalmur Stefansson; and other astronomers, including
Jan van der Bilt, Phoebe Waterman Haas, and Ruth E. Smith.
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Guide to the Charlotte and Clara Barnum Papers, circa 1870-2001 (bulk
1877-1951)

Collection Title
Charlotte and Clara Barnum
Papers
Abstract
The collection contains
correspondence, ephemera, and photographs, mostly relating to Charlotte and Clara
Barnum's education and continued association with Vassar College. Also included are
materials related to Clarine Warner Curtis (VC 1888), a life-long friend and
correspondent of Clara Barnum, whose daughter, Virginia H. Curtis Milburn Robertson
(VC 1930), continued correspondence with Clara after Clarine's death in
1945.
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Guide to the Elizabeth Bishop Estate and Posthumous Events Collection, 1973-2013

Collection Title
Elizabeth Bishop Estate and Posthumous Events Collection
Abstract
The Elizabeth Bishop Estate and Posthumous Events Collection consists of materials pertaining to the literary estate of Elizabeth Bishop, managed by Alice Methfessel after the poet's death in 1979. The collection also includes ephemera and realia from various events celebrating Elizabeth Bishop since her death. Included are, pamphlets, posters, flyers, clippings, video and audio recordings, and files of general information.
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Guide to the Henry Noble MacCracken Papers, 1907 - circa 1968

Collection Title
Henry Noble MacCracken Papers
Abstract
Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, contracts, publications, and other materials pertaining to Henry Noble MacCracken's tenure as president of Vassar College.
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Guide to the Lucy Maynard Salmon Historical Materials Collection, 1690-1982 (bulk 1790-1899)

Collection Title
Lucy Maynard Salmon Historical Materials Collection
Abstract
An artificial collection of letters,
diaries, account books, land grants, deeds, wills, and other historical materials
originally established by the History Department at Vassar College.
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Guide to the Matthew Vassar Papers, 1730-1975

Collection Title
Matthew Vassar Papers
Abstract
Biographies, autographs, correspondence, diaries, maps, photographs created by and relating to Matthew Vassar, founder of Vassar College.
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Guide to the Office of the President Records, Alan Simpson Files, 1949-1979

Collection Title
Office of the President Records, Alan Simpson Files
Abstract
Materials related to the work of the Vassar College's Office of the President during the tenure of Alan Simpson. The collection includes typical day-to-day administrative records, as well as documents related to noteworthy issues and events from the Simpson Era (1964-1977).
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Guide to the Office of the President Records, Sarah Gibson Blanding Files, 1911-1977 (bulk 1946-1964)

Collection Title
Office of the President Records, Sarah Gibson Blanding Files
Abstract
Records of the Vassar College Office of the President, correspondence, memoranda, clippings, articles, speeches, and press releases during her tenure at Vassar, 1946-1964, concerning women's education, academic freedom, 1950's politics, her stand against Congressional investigation of Communist influence in education, her introduction to Adlai Stevenson on a radio program, and her 1962 statement on pre-marital sex and Vassar students.
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Guide to the Vassar College Campus Life and Diversity Office Records, 1988-2022

Collection Title
Vassar College Campus Life and Diversity Office Records
Abstract
Minutes, reports, correspondence and other material created by the Office of Student Life and Diversity. Also included are audiovisual materials, including VHS and compact disc recordings of baccalaureate ceremonies; photographs; event flyers and posters; and realia including mugs, t-shirts, and pens.
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Guide to the Vassar College Natural History Museum Records, 1866-1969 (bulk 1906-1944)

Collection Title
Vassar College Natural History Museum
Records
Abstract
The collection contains
correspondence between Natural History Museum administrators, other museums and
educational institutions, and vendors and collectors; annual reports; inventories
and lists of specimens kept by the museum; clippings about the museum;
advertisements for, and descriptions of, various anatomical and biological specimens
and models; records of specimen loans and purchases; and floor plans for a proposed
addition to the New England Building.
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Guide to the Vassar Student Association Records, 1868-2017

Collection Title
Vassar Student Association Records
Abstract
Records from the Vassar Student
Association and its predecessors, including minutes, membership lists, rules and
regulations, reports, and other items pertaining to student clubs, self-government
activities, dormitory regulations, and other issues and events.
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Guide to the Vice President for Finance and Administration Records, 1948-2000 (bulk 1966-1999)

Collection Title
Vice President for Finance and Administration Records
Abstract
Materials relating to the financial and business operations of the college. Includes restricted material.
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