The key, thought to be made of brass, measures five inches in length and hangs on a circular ring measuring five inches across. Photo by Joanna Chattman


On Display: Unlocked

Mary Lyon's Key Few details are known about the key to Mount Holyoke’s original Seminary building, but the Archives and Special Collections counts it among its collection. A skeleton key… ... » Read more

Dorm windows


Then & Now: Dorm Life

—1984 photo courtesy of Archives & Special Collections / 2016 photo by Deirdre Haber Malfatto This article appeared in the spring 2016 issue of the Alumnae Quarterly. ... » Read more

Susie Hochenberg


10 Minutes With: Susie Kreiner Hochenberg ’68

Kidney Donor Susie Kreiner Hochenberg ’68 dedicated twenty-eight years to teaching students in New York City public high schools. When she retired, she turned her attention to volunteering at the American Museum of… ... » Read more

Betty Shabazz Cultural Center


Insider’s View: Betty Shabazz Cultural House

Known affectionately by students as “the Betty,” the Betty Shabazz Cultural House serves as a meeting place for student organizations, including the Association of Pan-African Unity (APAU), the Mount Holyoke… ... » Read more