Here Was Fellowship: A Social Portrait of Academic Women at Wellesley College, 1895–1920

  title={Here Was Fellowship: A Social Portrait of Academic Women at Wellesley College, 1895–1920},
  author={Patricia Ann Palmieri},
  journal={History of Education Quarterly},
  pages={195 - 214}
  • P. Palmieri
  • Published 22 January 1983
  • Education
  • History of Education Quarterly
In 1929 historian Willystine Goodsell noted the meager professional opportunities available to academic women. Only in the women's colleges did women professors of all ranks considerably outnumber the men. Goodsell concluded, “In the realm of higher education this is their one happy hunting ground and they make good use of it.” One such golden arena was the academic community of Wellesley College 1895–1920. Wellesley was the only women's college which from its founding in 1875 was committed to… 

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