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Image of Lida Rose McCabe's The American Girl at College, 1893, as displayed in the exhibition Taking Her Place.
Decade: 2010s
 
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Address by Charles Eliot, President of Harvard, at the inauguration of President Caroline Hazard, Wellesley College, October 1899. Full text available online.
Decade: 1890s
 
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M. Carey Thomas's opening chapel address for the academic year of 1899-1900, delivered Tuesday, October 1899. Written in response to Charles Eliot, president of Harvard.
Decade: 1890s
 

Samples of papers set in June 1890, except papers in science.
Decade: 1890s
 
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An early examination for women, administered at Harvard University. The Harvard University Examinations for Women were not part of an application, as women were not admitted to Harvard at the time--a successful exam was a mark of academic merit and women could take them independent of their plans…
Decade: 1890s
 
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An early entrance exam for Barnard College.
Decade: 1890s