We are excited to share our new Library catalog and search tool! We hope that you will find it easy to search and explore our collections. If you need help, have questions, or want to share feedback, visit the Ask a Librarian page.
A description of the kinds of material collected by the College Archives is available on our Collections page. A complete list of archival holdings as well links to finding aids can be accessed online:
Other frequently used research tools include the lists of Archives Files, Biographical Files, Subject Files, and Photograph Files. These files are related collections of materials gathered by the Vassar College Library on a variety of topics.
Archives Files: contain 19th and early 20th century material, includes photographs, and are closed to additions.
Biographical Files: contain 19th, 20th and 21st century material, include photographs, and do receive additions.
Subject Files: generally date from the 20th and 21st centuries, do not include photographs, and do receive additions.
Photograph Files: include photographs and other images relating to the college, generally date from the 20th and 21st centuries, and do receive additions.
In addition, a list of selected published material relating to the college is also available online: