Scope and Contents
Records of the Class of 1885, dating from 1881 to 1979, consisting of correspondence, class histories, clippings, minutes, notebooks, photographs, photograph albums, programs, and scrapbooks; concerning class meetings and the social and academic activities of members of the class as undergraduates, and information on reunions, careers and activities of members of the class as alumnae.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. To make an appointment to view materials, please contact the Archives staff by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (781) 283-3745.
Conditions Governing Use
The Wellesley College Archives welcomes researchers to use materials in the public domain, to make fair use of copyrighted materials as defined by copyright law, and to request permission to use works whose copyright is held by Wellesley College. All materials from the Archives, regardless of copyright status, should be attributed to the Wellesley College Archives, Library and Technology Services when cited, quoted, or reproduced.
Wellesley College, first named The Wellesley Female Seminary, was founded in 1870 by Henry and Pauline Durant. In 1875, 314 students enrolled as part of the first class. 18 of those women graduated in 1879.
5 Linear Feet (5 boxes, 3 oversize boxes)
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