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Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke College

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Early missives from Mount Holyoke College for women reveal a look at postcards from students at the groundbreaking institution.


By the turn of the nineteenth century, Mount Holyoke College had already built a strong reputation as a female seminary and was emerging as a top-ranked women's college, especially for students in the sciences. Around this time, postcards were becoming a popular and entertaining form of communication. In this attractive and fascinating volume, we get a glimpse of the early images of the school, as well as the messages written by students in attendance as they kept in touch with friends and family. As the school grew and changed, so did the messages sent home from the campus.



Author: Donna Albino
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Published: 04/12/2001
Pages: 128
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.65lbs
Size: 9.20h x 6.56w x 0.34d
ISBN: 9780738505183

About the Author
Albino, Donna: - Donna Albino, Class of 1983, has spent the last 15 years collecting more than 1,100 postcards of Mount Holyoke College. Her favorites have long been those cards inscribed with news of the day, discussing items during President Woolley's tenure, student traditions, or social clubs and events. Join her as she revisits this beloved alma mater through the cards of her fellow alumnae.

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