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Guide to the Vassar College Scrapbooks, 1860-1978

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Creator: Vassar College
Title: Vassar College Scrapbooks
Dates: 1860-1978
Quantity: ca. 10 cubic ft. (12 volumes)
Abstract: Scrapbooks of mostly newspaper clippings, but also some programs, relating to Vassar College events and issues. It is unclear who compiled the scrapbooks, but presumably Vassar's Office of Public Relations (now Communications) had something to do with the production of the stories.
Forms of Materials: Scrapbooks, newsclippings

Administrative History

Vassar College was founded in 1861 and opened its doors in 1865.

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Scope and Content Note

Scrapbooks of mostly newspaper clippings, but also some programs, relating to Vassar College events and issues. It is unclear who compiled the scrapbooks, but presumably Vassar's Office of Public Relations (now Communications) had something to do with the dissemination of the stories.

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Access and Use

Access

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Librarywithout any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to quote (publish) from unpublished or previously published material must be obtained as described in the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library.

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Subject Headings

Organizations:

  • Vassar College. Public Relations.

Subjects:

  • Women's colleges--New York (State)--Poughkeepsie.
  • Women--Education.

Document Types:

  • Scrapbooks

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Encoding Information

Encoded by Laura Streett, September 2011.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Vassar College Scrapbooks, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

Processed by Laura Streett, September 2011.

Other Formats

Also available on microfilm.

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Container List

Volume 1 Jan 1860-June 1892
Volume 2 Oct. 1892- May 1904
Volume 3 May 1904-Dec 1914
Volume 4 Dec 1914-April 1921
Volume 5 April 1921-Sept 1925
Volume 6 Oct 1925- Jan 1933
Volume 7 Jan 1933- Dec 1941
Volume 8 Jan 1942- Dec 1948
Volume 9 Jan 1949- Oct 1956
Volume 10 Nov 1956- Mar 1970
Volume 11 Jul 1966- Dec 1973
Volume 12 Dec 1973- Oct 1978

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