Alma mater : design and experience in the women's colleges from their nineteenth-century beginnings to the 1930s /

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Author / Creator: Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz.
Format: Book
Edition:Second edition.
Imprint: Amherst : University of Massachuchusetts Press, [1993]
Summary: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.
Physical Description:xviii, 420 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-398) and index.
Author Notes: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 .