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Women's colleges

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Taylor Updegraff Allen Letters, 1920 - 1959

 Series — Box 1, Folder: 10-13
Scope and Contents Letters written by Ann Taylor Updegraff Allen to her family from the 1920s to the 1950s (folders divided by decade). The letters follow her through boarding school (the Kodaikanal School for Missionaries' Children, Highclerc Campus, as well as schools in England and Switzerland) to Bryn Mawr College, from where she graduated in 1942. Ann was the third child of David Benjamin Updegraff and Melanie Atherton Updegraff, following David Dirick (1919-1920), who died in infancy, and Melanie Parke...
Dates: 1920 - 1959

Dorothy Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-12H-Foster-1904
Overview Dorothy Foster was a student at Bryn Mawr from 1900-1904. The papers consist of her letters written by Foster to her mother, Genevieve Stimpson, during her junior and senior years of college (1902-1904). The letters primarily concern her school work, her duties as class president, news about the college, guests she hosted, and lectures she attended. They are arranged in folders by date, with the exception of the first folder of miscellaneous items including academic records and an essay...
Dates: 1902 - 1904

Helen Clements Kirk papers

 Collection
Identifier: A12-45
Abstract Helen Clements Kirk was a student at Bryn Mawr from 1888-1892. She studied History and Economics. This collection consists of papers belonging to Helen and her family, particularly her mother, Emma Newbold Clements, and her father, Samuel Clements. Most of the collection consists of correspondence from Helen to her mother, which spans two decades, 1888-1908. In her letters from college, Helen writes about her social life, academics, professors, and events on campus. In letters written after...
Dates: 1881 - 1917

Bryn Mawr College Lantern Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-lantern
Scope and Contents The Lantern Collection houses student lanterns designed and owned by Bryn Mawr College undergraduate students. This collection, which dates from c. 1889 to c. 2018, consists of hand-held candle-lit lanterns of varying designs, colors, and sizes, evidencing the practice of initiation ceremonies in Bryn Mawr College undergraduate student life. The collection is not a full run of lanterns from every academic year but contains a small sampling of lanterns representing design trends and metalwork...
Dates: circa 1889-2018

Melanie Atherton Updegraff Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M145
Overview Melanie Atherton Updegraff (1886-1973) was a 1908 graduate of Bryn Mawr who went on to do missionary work for the Presbyterian Mission Board alongside her husband, Reverend David Benjamin Updegraff. The two were primarily stationed in Kolhapur and later Nipani, in West India. The collection includes correspondence between Updegraff and her sisters, children, and sister-in-law, among other family members, photographs of the Atherton and Updegraff families, an autograph collection, and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910s-1980s; 1685-2020

Bryn Mawr College songbook collection

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-Songbook
Scope and Contents The Songbook Collection houses the student songbooks published by Bryn Mawr College. This collection, which dates from 1889 to 2017, consists of printed booklets, published bound books, printed sheets, and handwritten sheets with annotations and music notations, evidencing the tradition of oral songs and singing in Bryn Mawr College undergraduate student life. The collection is not a full run of songbooks from every year, but contains a sampling of songbooks from every decade with large gaps...
Dates: 1889 - 2017

Woodrow Wilson materials

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-1975-29
Overview

Besides serving as the twenty-eighth president of the United States from 1913-1921 Woodrow Wilson was a member of the original faculty of Bryn Mawr College from 1885-1888. Papers on file at Bryn Mawr College about Woodrow Wilson include material about the 1956 celebration at Bryn Mawr College of Wilson's Centennial as well as miscellaneous materials collected from various sources.

Dates: 1885 - 1956

Asa S. Wing correspondence on the presidency of Bryn Mawr College

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-000-008
Overview

This collection consists of letters to and from Asa S. Wing while he was President of the Nominating Committee for Bryn Mawr College's presidential search in 1921.

Dates: 1921