Longsdorff Straw, Zatae Leola Sturgis

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Photograph, 1887 (Photographs, folder 17)
circa 1860-1952

Zatae Longsdorff Straw (1866-1955) was the first woman graduate of Dickinson College as a member of the class of 1887; she went on to a successful career as a doctor and politician. The collection of her papers includes correspondence, printed and manuscript materials, scrapbooks and scrapbook...

Collection Inventory: mc2002.02.pdf

Honorary Doctor of Science Diploma - Zatae Straw
June 7, 1937

Zatae Longsdorff Straw (Class of 1887) receives her Honorary Doctor of Science Diploma from Dickinson College on June 7, 1937.

Location: OC 2002.2, F1

Subject: Education

Format: Certificates and Diplomas

Time Period: 1920-1939

Letter from Zatae Longsdorff Straw to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Selby
April 20, 1951

Zatae Longsdorff Straw (Class of 1887) writes to Mr. and Mrs. Howard W. Selby, accepting an invitation and explaining her (and her family's) connections to Dickinson College. Howard Selby was a member of Dickinson's class of 1913 and his wife, Ethel Wagg Selby, was a member of the class of 1915...

"Dickinson College 200th Anniversary 1972-1973," by The Evening Sentinel
September 15, 1972

The Carlisle Evening Sentinel publishes this supplement as part of the celebration of Dickinson College's 200th Anniversary. Articles list the scheduled anniversary events and explore how much progress Dickinson has made in 200 years.

Location: Dickinsoniana Periodicals

Subject: Dickinson College Events, Dickinson College History

Format: Newspapers and Magazines

Time Period: 1960-1979

Women's Resource Center Newsletter (Oct. 1977)
October 11, 1977

The Women's Resource Center Newsletter is produced by the Women's Resource Committee of Dickinson College.

Selected highlights from this issue include:

  • "Protecting Ourselves from Rape," by Jocelyn Daniels. 
  • Editorial on the purpose of the Women's Resource...
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