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Barnard Exam Questions 1_crop.jpg

An early entrance exam for Barnard College.
Decade: 1890s

Back of image reads: "Speer, Margaret, Summer of 1921. The Charity Organization Society invited juniors from 10 women's colleges to work + study in NYC for July.

"Margaret Speer is extreme right - back row.
Clare Tousley - COS executive in center of front row"
Decade: 1920s

MBS writes to her parents, describing the factors leading to the resignation of the dean of the Women's College, Miss Nettie Soo-Hoo.
Decade: 1930s

Full text of M. Carey Thomas's “Present Tendencies in Women’s Education.” Reprinted in Educational Review, January 1908.
Decade: 1900s

Shown here as found inEducational Review 1901; reprinted from an address delivered by M. Carey Thomas at the annual meeting of the Association of Colleges and Preparatory Schools of the Middle States and Maryland in Philadelphia, November 30, 1900. “This college education,” Thomas…
Decade: 1900s
Wellesley Exam Questions 1.jpg

An early entrance examination from Wellesley College from June 1888.
Decade: 1880s

Inscribed on the back is "lower right - Cynthia Wesson."
Decade: 1900s