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Athletics and Physical Education

Brydon, Anne Page. Diary, 1922

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1922
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The volume begins in January 1922, which was the end of the first semester of Brydon's freshman year. Brydon wrote about her daily academic routine, as well as how she spent her free time. She enjoyed socializing with classmates, playing bridge, walking, skating, sledding (coasting), bike riding

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Chase, Almira (Cowles). Letter, 1868

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1868
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1 letter from Chase to her mother. She describes a walk with a teacher and six other girls (all wearing "gymnastics dresses"). She also relates information about her health and discusses possibly bringing a friend home with her over Christmas vacation. She attaches an article in the Eagle by

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Eldridge, Muriel (Tilden). Letters, 1911-1914

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1911-01-01T00:00:01Z-1914-06-30T23:59:59Z
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This collection contains 93 letters: 1 letter addressed to Eldridge's father, 1 letter to her family, 1 letter to her sisters, 1 letter to her parents, and 89 letters to her mother. They cover the winter of her freshman year through the end of her senior year. Eldridge's letters are affectionate

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Fitt, Harriet (Bradley). Letters, 1910

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VC 1913,31 letters, dated between 13 Jan and 8 Apr 1910, from Fitt (VC 1913) to her family. Fitt discusses a spring semester at Vassar College. She describes coursework, lectures, and exams in subjects such as geometry, Latin, medieval history, and Renaissance history. Fitt also discusses features

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Frantz, Edna (Bachman). Letters, 1912-1916

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11 letters, dated between Oct 18, 1912 and Feb 14, 1916, from Frantz (VC 1916) to her friend Rosemarie. Franz provides detailed descriptions of her four years at Vassar College. Frantz discusses her academic experiences, including exams and final papers at the end of each semester, lectures

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Kiliani, Lillian (Taylor). Letters, 1877-1944

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1877-1944
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3 letters from Lilian Kiliani to her grandmother and 2 letters regarding the forwarding of Kiliani's letters to the Vassar collection. Kiliani's April 1873 letter, written while she was abroad in Baden, Germany, discusses her desire to study at Vassar. Her February 1877 letter describes the

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MacCoy, Marjorie Newell. Letters, 1907-1910

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1907-10-01T00:00:01Z-1910-05-31T23:59:59Z
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This collection contains 105 letters: 15 addressed to her sister Harriet Jean MacCoy (VC 1903), 4 to her father, and 86 to her family. The letters cover the fall of her freshman year through the end of her junior year. She makes some mention of exams and academics, but most of the letters are

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McAndrew, Marjorie. Letters, 1916-1917

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VC Ex 1920,11 letters to McAndrew (VC Ex 1920) from friends and family, dated between 1916 and 1917. The longer letters from McAndrew's family discuss social and family news, Vassar activities, naval exercises, correspondence and gifts from other family members, and promised clothing. A letter from

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Ordway, Katherine Gretta. Diary, 1910-1911

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1910-1911
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Detailed entries every day. In this volume, written during her sophomore and junior years, she describes student life on campus, including "fancy dancing" class, concerts, a YWCA conference, Vassar College Christian Association, sports (track, swimming, basketball, bicycling, rowing, and tennis)

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Ordway, Katherine Gretta. Diary, 1911-1912

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1911-01-01T01:00:01Z-1914-12-31T23:59:59Z
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VC 1913,1911-1912: Detailed daily entries from February of Ordway's junior year to January of her senior year at Vassar College. Ordway discusses coursework and lectures in Latin, German, physics, English, biology, philosophy, and economics. She records scholarship information. Ordway mentions gym

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Ross, Caroline (Barnes). Letters, 1902-1903

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1902-02-01T00:00:01Z-1903-11-30T23:59:59Z
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This collection includes 10 letters: 8 letters to Ross' mother and 2 incomplete letters to unknown recipients, all spanning from Ross' freshman year through the fall of her junior year. Ross describes several elections on campus for the VC Students' Association and other student organizations. She

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Shipp, Margaret M. Letters, 1901-1905

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1901-09-01T00:00:01Z-1905-05-31T23:59:59Z
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This collection contains 315 letters: 19 addressed to her family, 248 to her sister, 2 to her father and sister, and 46 to her father. The letters cover her entire time at Vassar. Shipp describes her courses and impressions of faculty members (President James Taylor and Lady Principal Georgia

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Vance, Gertrude (Pratt). Letters, 1913-197

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12 letters from Vance (VC Ex 1917) to her family, and 3 letters to Pratt. Vance's letters, written during her freshman year at Vassar College, often reply to letters, telegrams, and telephone calls from her family. In most of her letters, Vance describes her classes in German, English, Latin, French

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Wislocki, Florence (Clothier). Diary, 1922

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Date
1922
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Detailed daily entries written in October of 1922 for a class assignment during Wislocki's freshman year at Vassar College. The diary is prefaced by a typewritten key to the students and faculty mentioned. Wislocki discusses her academic, social, and extracurricular experiences between October 17th

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