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

1957, Dec. 6-7 In "The Partnership of Man and Nature," a conference sponsored by the Helen Gates Putnam Division of Conservation, scientists and state and federal experts discussed two broad topics: "Human Resources" and "Water Use in Relation to Agriculture."