Item #16202 Baccalaureate Address from One of the Earliest Four-Year Women's College, Signed by University President, 1868. 19 cent Women Education.
Baccalaureate Address from One of the Earliest Four-Year Women's College, Signed by University President, 1868

Baccalaureate Address from One of the Earliest Four-Year Women's College, Signed by University President, 1868

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Henry M. Pierce, “Address to the Second Graduating Class of the Rutgers Female College; delivered in The West Presbyterian Church, (Rev. Dr. Hastings’,) on Sabbath Evening, May 31st, 1868. By Henry M. Pierce, LL.D., President of the College. New York: Agathynian Press. 1868. Inscribed on inside end page “Compliments of H. M. Pierce, President”. Blue wrappers. 16 pages. 9 ¼ x 6 in. While Rutgers had a “Female Institute” for higher education since 1839, the school was accredited to award four-year degrees in 1867 and became Rutgers Female College, with a location on 5th Avenue in Manhattan. An important piece of history from one of the earliest four-year colleges open to women.

Item #16202

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