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 The “Lady in Charge” of Bryn Mawr’s Early Dormitories: A Scrapbook

Parents who sent their daughters to Bryn Mawr College in its earliest years may have done so with apprehension. In the late nineteenth century, social propriety required young women to be supervised and guided. Bryn Mawr’s founder, Joseph Wright Taylor, certainly shared this concern. In his will, which was drafted in 1877 and articulated the […]