ArchiveArchive of 12 catalogues from Mount Holyoke College. 1844-89. Pamphlets measure 9" x 6" inches and range from 16 to 40 pages. The annual catalogues list faculty and students in attendance during the respective year with later catalogues including attractive illustrations of campus views. Mount Holyoke College was founded in 1837 by Mary Lyon, an iconic foremother in women's education, and is the oldest member of the historic Seven Sisters colleges, the elite set of historically women's colleges in the Northeast. Mount Holyoke served as a model for later institutions and for women's higher education more broadly. 2 catalogues missing soft covers and part of text block. In 2014, Mount Holyoke became the first of the Seven Sisters to admit transgender students with admissions limited to female, transgender and nonbinary students. This archive documents the structural makeup of this enduringly preeminent institution.