Collection Facts

267 items
Dates of Original: 
c. 1850 - 1960
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

Elmira College was founded in 1855, the first institution of higher education to offer degrees to women equivalent to those being offered to men. Now a private, coeducational liberal arts college, Elmira emphasizes both general and professional education.

Scope of Collection

This is a collection of photographs of Elmira College dating from the founding in 1855 through the mid-Twentieth century.