Introduced on Matthew Vassar’s 219th birthday, April 29, 2011, A Documentary Chronicle of Vassar College was completed to the end of 2001 during the sesquicentennial year, 2011. It will continue by 10-year increments into the future.

Also see the Vassar Encyclopedia for many articles on Vassar's history.

This week in history

1886, June 4 Playing before "a large, appreciative audience" in the first Annual Lawn Tennis Tournament, Adeline McKinlay '88 won gold medals "of dainty design" for the singles title, and, with Belle Skinner '87, for the doubles championship.