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History of Women's Education

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The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women's Education is an online locus of scholarship on the history of women’s higher education. The Center aims to foster inquiry and dialogue on how the history of women’s education has informed contemporary life and how it will shape the global future. Through its blog, exhibits, instructional lesson plans, and digital collections the Center provides informative materials and a digital space for teaching and learning on these topics.

NEH Awards $260,000 Grant to Expand 'College Women' Archives Portal

The National Endowment for the Humanities has recently awarded a Humanities Collections and Reference Resources grant to Bryn Mawr College that will allow us to expand the cross-institutional archival portal project "College Women" with our seven partner institutions beginning in Summer 2016.

Recent News

  • Wiki Education Foundation at Bryn Mawr

    This month, the Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women's Education is pleased to partner with the Wiki Education Foundation to discuss​ how and why instructors might consider building Wikipedia assignments into coursework. On Tuesday, February 16 from 4:30-6pm in Canaday 205, we will host a workshop with Jami Mathewson, Educational Partnerships Manager at Wiki Ed, who will introduce the resources and tools available to support instructors teaching with Wikipedia. »

  • Daughters of the Samurai: Author Janice Nimura visits Bryn Mawr

    Bryn Mawr College is delighted to welcome Janice P. Nimura to campus on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. Nimura is the author of Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey From East to West and Back, published in 2015 by Norton. »

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    Letter from M. Carey Thomas to Dr. J.E. Rhoads, August 14th 1883, August 14th 1883

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