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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
 
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Two newspaper clippings showing girls in training to be WAVES from Mount Holyoke College and Radcliffe College. The second is titled "Trampling on Tradition" and is accompanied by a short caption about the women treading ground formerly reserved exclusively for Harvard men.
Decade: 1940s
 
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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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A detail of a group portrait of the class of 1901 of Dudley A. Sargent's Summer School of Physical Training, showing Sargent and Constance Applebee.
Decade: 1900s
 
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A group portrait of the class of 1901 of Dudley A. Sargent's Summer School of Physical Training at Harvard University, including Constance M. K. Applebee.
Decade: 1900s