Alma Mater: Design and Experience in the Women's Colleges from Their Nineteenth-Century Beginnings to the 1930s (2nd edition)
By: Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz (author)Paperback
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An examination of the founding and development of the Seven Sisters colleges--Mount Holyoke, Vassar, Wellesley, Smith, Radcliffe, Bryn Mawr, and Barnard--Alma Mater focuses on the ideas behind their establishment and the colleges' architectural, academic, and social histories, as well as those of their twentieth-century successors--Sarah Lawrence, Bennington, and Scripps.
Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz is professor of history and American studies at Smith College. Her books include Campus Life: Undergraduate Cultures from the End of the Eighteenth Century to the Present; Culture and the City: Cultural Philanthropy in Chicago from the 1880's to 1917; and The Power and Passion of M. Carey Thomas.
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