Scope and Contents
Records of the Class of 1911, dating from 1906 to 1986, consisting of course material, event programs, publications, correspondence, photographs, news clippings, scrapbooks, songs, ballots for Class Officers, financial records, Secretary and Treasurer's reports, meeting minutes, class constitutions, diplomas, and memorabilia; concerning undergraduate activities, class meetings, reunions, class activities as alumnae; including biographical information on individual class members and letters of Helen Slagle McConnell and Ridie Guion. Of note are the papers of Mary Ropes Cate while a member of the Red Cross as part of the Wellesley Unit in France during World War I.
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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.
20 Linear Feet (17 boxes, 15 oversize)
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