By Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz
Alma Mater: layout and adventure within the Women's faculties from Their Nineteenth-Century Beginnings to the Thirties ASIN: 0870238698
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8/0973 subject : Women's colleges--United States--History. Page iii Alma Mater Design and Experience in the Women's Colleges from Their Nineteenth-Century Beginnings to the 1930s Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz SECOND EDITION University of Massachusetts Press AMHERST Page iv Copyright © 1984 by The Sarah Esther Horowitz and Benjamin Horowitz Ten Year Trust Second edition copyright © 1993 by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz First published by Alfred A. Knopf, 1985 University of Massachusetts Press paperback edition, 1993 All rights reserved Printed in the United States of America Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz.
The informal teaching workshop of historians of United States women's history, which meets each spring, has helped me sharpen my understanding of women's experience. Scripps College supported my research with grants for travel to archives, research aid, and photocopying, as well as a timely sabbatical. I am obliged to the college for its provision of the material means for research. In the past few years, I have also been blessed by student research assistants whose intelligence and stamina convince me of the value of a liberal arts education: Sarah Shields, Monica Arriola, and Franca Barricelli.
In each case, the plan of the campus serves as a text that illustrates the hopes and fears that accompanied the bold act of offering the higher learning to women. In 1865, when the first women came to Vassar College, they entered a community that differed from that of any college for men. As a true college, Vassar offered to women the full liberal arts curriculum, including the study of the ancient languages, taught by a faculty of professorial grade. In this aspect, Vassar was identical to the conservative men's colleges, such as Yale, which defined for the age the collegiate standard and course of study.
Alma mater: design and experience in the women's colleges from their nineteenth-century beginnings to the 1930s by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz