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

1980, Feb.12 The college bought a fire truck from the Arlington Fire Department to replace its old engine, a 1954 Ford that had difficulty starting and carrying water, serving, said The Miscellany News, "mainly to give the volunteer force a ride to theā€¦fire."