New York State Women's History

Elmira Female College ...A NYS Women's History Site
Corner Washington & Main. Elmira NY 14901

Type: College

Category/Significance: education

Elmira Female College, originally chartered in 1852 as Auburn Female University, received a new charter from the State of New York. "Elmira is the oldest existing women's college in the United States which succeeded in attaining standards in a fair degree comparable with men's colleges. ...learn more>>

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