Monday, June 23, 2014

News from the 'Seven Sisters' colleges

From Technically Philly

Bryn Mawr College, the Montgomery County women’s college, was awarded a one-year $39,650 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop a digital archive of the “Seven Sisters,” a group of women’s colleges that includes Bryn Mawr, according to the school’s Communications Office. 
The archive will focus the first generation of the students at the schools, including Barnard, Mt. Holyoke and Smith. Bryn Mawr’s Special Collections department will lead the effort to digitize materials from each of the school’s libraries. The aim is to make the collections widely accessible, according to the release.
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