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

1982, Oct. 26 "Would Orwell have trusted me? What would he want?" Peter Davison, professor of English and American Literature at the University of Kent in Canterbury, asked his Vassar audience, speaking of his 15-volume edition of George Orwell's complete works.