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Students waiting in line to obtain exams. This photo appeared in the Accord yearbook on page 115.
Decade: 1980s

Samples of papers set in June 1890, except papers in science.
Decade: 1890s
Harvard Exam 1890 pg1.jpg.jpg

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
Freshman to Exams calendar.jpg

A print from the 1902 college calendar depicting a student on her way to an exam. The caption reads "The Gay Young Sub-Freshman trips lightly to her Examination."
Decade: 1900s
Mount Holyoke Exam 1.jpg

An entrance examination from Mount Holyoke College from September, 1910.
Decade: 1910s
Wellesley Exam Questions 1.jpg

An early entrance examination from Wellesley College from June 1888.
Decade: 1880s
Barnard Exam Questions 1_crop.jpg

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