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Series II. 75th Anniversary, 1946-1950


Scope and Contents

Series consists of records from the college’s 75th Anniversary (1946-1950) including a report on expected expenses, conferences and events held, and the 75th Anniversary edition of the Alumnae Magazine.


  • 1946-1950

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. To make an appointment to view materials, please contact the Archives staff by email at or by phone at (781) 283-3745.

Biographical / Historical

The 75th Anniversary of the college was marked by convocations, including a Science Conference held in March 1949, a three-day Conference on Constructive Forces in Education held in October 1949, and a two-day Conference on Significant Sources of Security held on June 13-14. On the anniversary of the signing of Wellesley College’s charter, March 17, 1950, the college installed new President Margaret Clapp and conferred honorary degrees to eleven women. A Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Fund campaign ran from 1947-1950, and raised a total of $4,357,794 as of June 30, 1950.

[Information from: Report of the President 1950, pages 7-11.]


From the Collection: 1.6 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Wellesley College Archives Repository