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Vassar College History

Books and Articles

Vassar College, A Souvenir. By Frances Cohen and Bessie Lawton, 1896.

The Environment of Vassar College. Edited by George Shattuck, 1907.

Some Geological Rambles Near Vassar College. By George Shattuck, 1907.

Blodgett Hall of Euthenics, [1928?].

Main to Mudd, and More. By Elizabeth Daniels, 1996.

Vassar College: An Architectural Tour. By Karen Van Lengen and Lisa Reilly, 2004.

Archival Files and Collections

VC Buildings and Grounds Files
Nuts and bolts files about the construction or renovation of specific buildings.

VC Subject Files and/or VC Archives Files
Look for files on particular buildings or departments. The Archives Files date from approximately 1860-1914. The Subject Files include later material.

Other possibilities might include these small collections:
the Observatory Collection, the Sanders Classroom Collection, and the Sanders Physics Collection.

Digital collections

Aerial photographs of Vassar and Poughkeepsie from the 1930s can be viewed at the Hagley Museum and Library website: