Merze Tate - (February 6, 1905 - June 27, 1996) was a professor, scholar and expert on United States diplomacy. She was the first African American graduate of Western Michigan Teachers College, first African American woman to attend the University of Oxford, first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in government and international relations from Harvard University (then Radcliffe College), as well as one of the first two female members to join the Department of History at Howard…

Merze Tate - (February 6, 1905 - June 27, 1996) was a professor, scholar and expert on United States diplomacy. She was the first African American graduate of Western Michigan Teachers College, first African American woman to attend the University of Oxford, first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in government and international relations from Harvard University (then Radcliffe College), as well as one of the first two female members to join the Department of History at Howard…

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Radcliffe College was a women's liberal arts college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and functioned as a female coordinate institution for the all-male Harvard College. It was also one of the Seven Sisters colleges, among which it shared with Bryn Mawr College the popular reputation of having a particularly intellectual and independent-minded student body.[1] Radcliffe conferred Radcliffe College diplomas to undergraduates and graduate students for the first 70 or so years of its history and…

Radcliffe College was a women's liberal arts college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and functioned as a female coordinate institution for the all-male Harvard College. It was also one of the Seven Sisters colleges, among which it shared with Bryn Mawr College the popular reputation of having a particularly intellectual and independent-minded student body.[1] Radcliffe conferred Radcliffe College diplomas to undergraduates and graduate students for the first 70 or so years of its history and…

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Radcliffe College was a women's liberal arts college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and functioned as a female coordinate institution for the all-male Harvard College. It was also one of the Seven Sisters colleges, among which it shared with Bryn Mawr College the popular reputation of having a particularly intellectual, literary, and independent-minded student body.[1] Radcliffe conferred Radcliffe College diplomas to undergraduates and graduate students for the first 70 or so years of its ...

Radcliffe College was a women's liberal arts college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and functioned as a female coordinate institution for the all-male Harvard College. It was also one of the Seven Sisters colleges, among which it shared with Bryn Mawr College the popular reputation of having a particularly intellectual, literary, and independent-minded student body.[1] Radcliffe conferred Radcliffe College diplomas to undergraduates and graduate students for the first 70 or so years of its ...

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The Seven Sisters is a loose association of seven liberal arts colleges in the Northeastern United States that are historically women's colleges. They are Barnard College, Bryn Mawr College, Mount Holyoke College, Radcliffe College, Smith College, Vassar College, and Wellesley College. All were founded between 1837 and 1889. Four are in Massachusetts, two are in New York, and one is in Pennsylvania. Radcliffe and Vassar are no longer women's colleges. The name "Seven Sisters" was given…

The Seven Sisters is a loose association of seven liberal arts colleges in the Northeastern United States that are historically women's colleges. They are Barnard College, Bryn Mawr College, Mount Holyoke College, Radcliffe College, Smith College, Vassar College, and Wellesley College. All were founded between 1837 and 1889. Four are in Massachusetts, two are in New York, and one is in Pennsylvania. Radcliffe and Vassar are no longer women's colleges. The name "Seven Sisters" was given…

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Eva Beatrice Dykes- first Black woman to meet the requirements for a Ph.D., received a Ph.D. in English from Radcliffe College in Massachusetts on this date in 1921.   Two other black women, Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander and Georgiana Simpson, receive their Ph.D.s, in the same year as Dykes but because their respective commencement ceremonies took place earlier, Dykes is considered the third woman to receive the advanced degree…

Eva Beatrice Dykes- first Black woman to meet the requirements for a Ph.D., received a Ph.D. in English from Radcliffe College in Massachusetts on this date in 1921. Two other black women, Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander and Georgiana Simpson, receive their Ph.D.s, in the same year as Dykes but because their respective commencement ceremonies took place earlier, Dykes is considered the third woman to receive the advanced degree…

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Radcliffe College was a women's liberal arts college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and functioned as a female coordinate institution for the all-male Harvard College. It was also one of the Seven Sisters colleges, among which it shared with Bryn Mawr College the popular reputation of having a particularly intellectual, literary, and independent-minded student body.[1] Radcliffe conferred Radcliffe College diplomas to undergraduates and graduate students for the first 70 or so years of its ...

Radcliffe College was a women's liberal arts college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and functioned as a female coordinate institution for the all-male Harvard College. It was also one of the Seven Sisters colleges, among which it shared with Bryn Mawr College the popular reputation of having a particularly intellectual, literary, and independent-minded student body.[1] Radcliffe conferred Radcliffe College diplomas to undergraduates and graduate students for the first 70 or so years of its ...

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Among the earliest buildings at Radcliffe College were the Fay House and the gymnasium (photo c.1904).

Among the earliest buildings at Radcliffe College were the Fay House and the gymnasium (photo c.1904).

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In 1904, Helen Keller graduated from Radcliffe College. While in college, she began writing her memoir, The Story of My Life. ...

In 1904, Helen Keller graduated from Radcliffe College. While in college, she began writing her memoir, The Story of My Life. ...

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