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

1829, Sept. 9 Matthew Vassar's partnership with J. J. and Nathan Conklin, Jr. was dissolved, leading, in 1832, to partnerships with Matthew Vassar Jr. and John Guy Vassar, sons of his late brother, in his successful brewery, M. Vassar & Co.