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

1915, May 7 The Founder's Day program included the opening and presentation of the Taylor Art Building and Gateway, presented to the college by Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Pratt in honor of James Monroe Taylor's presidency, drawing to close after nearly 30 years.