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The Fergusson Years: Vassar, 1986-2006: Checklist

  1. 1986

    • Invitation to the inauguration of Frances Daly Fergusson, 1986. Records of the Office of College Relations.
    • Ticket stub for the inauguration of Frances Daly Fergusson, 1986. Records of the Office of College Relations.
    • "Frances Fergusson Named Ninth President," Vassar Views, February 1986.
    • "Inauguration of Frances Daly Fergusson," Vassar Views, November, 1986.
  2. 1987

    • Profile of the Office of the Chaplaincy, 1986. Records of Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.
    • Special AIDS supplement to the Vassar Miscellany, 17 April 1987.
    • Photograph of planners of Vassar's first safe sex-themed party, 1987. Photographer: Ben Rayfield. Records of the Office of College Relations.
  3. 1988

    • "Is It Vassar's Time to Divest?" Unscrewed [Vassar Student Newspaper], October 1985. Image available.
    • Frances Fergusson's letter to the Vassar community regarding divestment, 24 September 1986. Subject File 11.44: V.C. Divestment from South Africa.
    • Photograph of an anti-Apartheid rally, April 1985. Photographer: Ben Rayfield. Records of the Office of College Relations.
  4. 1989

    • Photograph of library computer terminal displaying the online catalog, 1991. Photographer: Ben Rayfield. Courtesy Office of College Relations. Image available.
    • Academic Computing, "Using VAXSAR," 8 September 1989. Subject File 2.31: V.C. Academic Computing.
    • Brochure for the MacIntosh SE line of computers, ca. 1989. Subject File 8.71: V.C. Computers.
  5. 1990

    • Students' list of demands, Main Takeover MSS Collection, Folder 1.1.
    • Letter to the Vassar community from President Fergusson, 27 March 1990, Main Takeover MSS Collection, Folder 1.2.
    • "Student Takeover of Main Building Prompts Moynihan Resignation of Roosevelt Lecturer," Miscellany News, 16 February 1990. Image available.
  6. 1991

    • Announcement of the Day of Discussion. Subject File 21.30: V.C. Persian Gulf War.
    • Day of Discussion layout, Vassarion, 1992.
    • "Vassar Recycles," Notice to the Vassar community from the Recycling Coordinator, August 1991. Subject File 22.38: V.C. Recycling. "Vassar Recycles" sticker, ca. 1992. Records of the Office of College Relations.
  7. 1992

    • Photograph of students smoking in ACDC, 1997. Photographer: Al Nowak. Vassar Quarterly, Spring 1998.
    • "ACDC Enacts New Smoking Policy," Miscellany News, 3 November 1995.
    • "Mock Paranoia Seizes Students in Assassin," Miscellany News, 2 October 1992.
  8. 1993

    • Images: A Newsletter of the Intercultural Center, March 1994.
    • Photograph of the Intercultural Center opening, 1993. Photographer: Susan DeKrey. Courtesy Office of College Relations.
    • "The Blegen House: From Safe Space to Multicultural Center," On Campus, 4 October 2005.
    • Advertisement for a President's Breakfast featuring a model of the planned Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, 1991. Records of the Office of College Relations.
    • Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center brochure, n.d. Subject File 6.62: V.C. Buildings. Loeb Art Center.
  9. 1994

    • Brochure from the 1995 season of the Powerhouse Theater, 1995. Subject File 21.57: V.C. Powerhouse Theater.
    • Commemorative brochure listing of the first 8 seasons of Powerhouse productions, 1992. Records of the Office of College Relations.
    • Photograph of a class of Exploring Transfer students, 1989. Photographer: Ben Rayfield. Records of the Office of College Relations.
    • "Transfer to Four-Year Campus Encouraged," Higher Education & National Affairs, 11 April 1988.
  10. 1995

    • "Changing of the Board," Vassar, Winter 2005.
    • Photograph of Hillary Rodham Clinton, 1995. Courtesy Office of College Relations.
    • Photograph of Wendy Wasserstein, 1996. Photographer: Dixie Sheridan. Courtesy Office of College Relations.
    • Photograph of Meryl Streep, 1997. Photographer: Diane Pineiro-Zucker. Courtesy Office of College Relations.
    • Photograph of Cornell West, 2001. Photographer: Ian Burbage, VC '04. Courtesy Office of College Relations.
    • Photograph of Spike Lee, 2001. Photographer: Will Waldron. Courtesy Office of College Relations.
    • Photograph of Tom Hanks, 2003. Photographer: Dixie Sheridan. Courtesy Office of College Relations.
    • Photograph of Howard Zinn, 2005. Photographer: Sam Rosen-Amy, VC '08. Courtesy Office of College Relations.
  11. 1996

    • Office of Development, "The Campaign for Vassar Final Report," Winter 1997. Subject File 7.19: V.C. Capital Campaign, 1993 - 1996.
    • Program and promotional material distributed for the announcement of the capital campaign, 1993. Records of the Dean of the Faculty.
  12. 1997

    • Photograph of the Priscilla Bullitt Collins Field Station. Photographer: Jonah Southerland. Courtesy Office of College Relations.
    • Photographs of Noyes House, Jewett House, Carol and James Kautz Admission House, Center for Drama and Film, and the Class of 1951 Observatory. Photographer: Will Faller. Courtesy Office of College Relations.
  13. 1998

    • Cover of Vassar, Fall 2001, featuring the Class of 1951 Reading Room in the Martha Rivers Ingram and E. Bronson Ingram Library. Image available.
    • "And the Construction Goes On," Primary Sources, Spring 1999.
    • Athletic Center brochures, ca. 2005. Courtesy Vassar College Athletics.
  14. 1999

    • "Vassar Selected 'College of the Year,'" Vassar Views, September 1998.
    • Poughkeepsie Farm Project brochure, ca. 2004. Subject File 15.40: V.C. Farm.
    • "Matthew Vassar Has a Farm..." Vassar, Winter 2000.
  15. 2000

    • "New Major in Environmental Studies," Vassar, Summer 2000.
    • "Jewish Studies Major is Approved," Vassar, Spring 2000. Image available.
  16. 2001

    • Photographs of 9/11 demonstration. Photographer: Dixie Sheridan. Courtesy Office of College Relations. Image available.
    • "Vassar Grieves," Miscellany News, 14 September 2001.
  17. 2002

    • Photograph of Arlington Fair, 2004. Photographer: Zoe Smikle. Courtesy Office of College Relations.
    • Announcement for an Arlington Revitalization Community Meeting, 1999. Subject File 1.11: Arlington.
    • "Community Works," Vassar Views, Summer 2005. Image available.
  18. 2003

    • "Letters, Photos Trace Life of a Genius" Poughkeepsie Journal, 4 March 2005.
    • Paul Fritts Pipe Organ, Opus 23: The New Pipe Organ at the Belle Skinner Hall of Music, Vassar College, Skinner Music Hall program, 2003.
  19. 2004

    • "AAVC Welcomes New Affiliate," Vassar, Summer 2002.
    • Alumnae House, The Inn at Vassar College: Celebrating 80Years. AAVC program, 2004.
  20. 2005-2006

    • "College President Announces Retirement," Miscellany News, 18 February 2005.
    • Letter to the Vassar Community from President Fergusson, 16 February 2005. Subject File 21.70: V.C. President's Office.