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Alumnae Sisters Created the Mount Holyoke Seminary in Turkey

Just seven years after graduating from Mount Holyoke, Mary Ann (known also as Mary and Annie) and Charlotte Ely, both class of 1861, established their own version of the Mount Holyoke… ... » Read more

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The Transcendent Journey of Mount Holyoke’s First International Student

In 1890 Toshi Miyagawa arrived in South Hadley after a long journey from Japan. The first international student to enroll at Mount Holyoke from outside North America, Miyagawa was one… ... » Read more

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Modest Archival Book Beautifully Illustrates Japanese Painted Fans

Japanese Fan Book Bequeathed to Mount Holyoke by Josephine Purtscher Fellows, class of 1924, when she died in 1986, Painted Fans of Japan: 15 Noh Drama Masterpieces is covered in… ... » Read more

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Spring 2018 Books

The following is a list of books published by alumnae and faculty, or about alumnae, and received at the Alumnae Quarterly offices since the publication of the winter 2018 issue. To submit… ... » Read more