Documenting the History of Women in Higher Education


College Women is a searchable collection of diaries, letters, scrapbooks, and photographs from the archives of a select group of the earliest women’s colleges in the United States, the Seven Sisters. These materials document more than one hundred years of educational experience beginning in the mid-19th century. Read more →

Posted on May 4 2016

NEH Awards $260,000 Grant to Expand ‘College Women’ Archives Portal

In Summer, 2015 we announced the beta launch of the cross-institutional archives portal College Women: Documenting the History o...

Posted on January 22 2016

College Women at the Digital Library Federation Forum 2015

An October 2015 talk featuring College Women project team members Rachel Appel (Bryn Mawr College), Monica L. Mercado...

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