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Vassar College

 Organization

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Millicent Todd Bingham papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 496D
Overview: One-fifth of the papers are devoted to correspondence, books, articles, speeches and research notes relating to her publication of Emily Dickinson's poems in Bolts of Melody (1945) and three subsequent books about Emily Dickinson. Bingham's education as well as her professional life as a teacher of French and as a geographer, particularly of Peru, are thoroughly documented with correspondence, research notes, publications and other papers (1885-1929).
Dates: 1865-1968

Henry Seidel Canby papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 64
Overview: The Henry Seidel Canby Papers document many aspects of Canby's personal life and professional activities as a writer, editor, and educator. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, lecture notes and other course materials. Canby corresponded with educators, literary critics,publishers, writers and other public figures. Correspondents include Sherwood Anderson, Mary Hunter Austin, Stephen Vincent Benét, Robert Seymour Bridges, Willa Cather, Jerome Davis, Walter De La Mare, Bernard...
Dates: 1825-1959

Isabella Graham Foster papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 220
Overview: The papers consist almost entirely of Isabella G. Foster's correspondence and reflects her life as the daughter of well-to-do parents in New Haven, her career as a student at Vassar College, from which she graduated in 1899, and her teaching experiences in the New Haven public schools and at a seminary in Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1883-1907

Charles Gould Morris family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 622
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, family papers, financial records, scrapbooks, daguerrotypes, and other material documenting the professional career of Charles Gould Morris and the personal lives of several family members. Morris's political career, his dairy business activities, and his municipal and civic concerns in Connecticut are documented. The letters and papers of family members involved in the settlement of the American frontier and in the Civil War are included, as are...
Dates: 1742-1961

Pierson family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1037
Overview: Three women, two of the nineteenth century, are represented in the Pierson family papers. There are two notebooks kept by two sisters: Margaret H. Pierson, with notes on her reading at Vassar College, and Louise R. Pierson with a notebook on a sewing course at the Pratt Institute. Also a diary (1926) on a trip to Europe kept by Laura Pierson, probably a cousin.
Dates: 1876-1926

Eero Saarinen collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 593
Overview: The Eero Saarinen collection includes drawings, photographs, correspondence, writings, clippings, and audio-visual material relating to Saarinen's professional work as an architect, as well as a small amount of personal material created by himself and his wife, Aline Saarinen. A small amount of material in this collection documents the work of his father, architect Eliel Saarinen.
Dates: 1880-2004, bulk 1938-1962

Terry family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 482
Overview: Papers of five family members, the children and daughter-in-law of Alfred and Clarissa Terry, make up the major part of the collection. The most prominent figure is Alfred Howe Terry, a Civil War general in the Union army, whose correspondence and military papers relate to the Fitz-John Porter case, the Indian campaigns (1870s) and reminiscences of military service and the Civil War. Included are orders for the court martial of General Custer and drawings supposedly given to Terry by Sitting...
Dates: 1795-1939

Todd-Bingham picture collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 496E
Overview: Photographs, albums and scrapbooks, glass negatives, lantern slides, daguerreotypes, tintypes, prints, sketches, and paintings, 1837-1966, relating to the personal and professional lives of members of the Todd-Bingham family. These materials document the lives and careers of Mabel Loomis Todd, David Peck Todd, and Millicent Todd Bingham, in particular. Personal photographs and albums of Mabel Loomis Todd include views of family, friends, and places where she lived and travelled. Amherst,...
Dates: 1837-1966

Vassar-Yale Joint Study Group, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 526
Overview: The records consist of committee reports, drafts, and research materials documenting the activities and operations of the Vassar-Yale Joint Study Group, which was formed to study the possible merger between Vassar College and Yale University.
Dates: 1963-1968