RARE!~ANTIQUE 1875c Wellesley College STERLING RING

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  • Sold Date: Sep 24, 2007
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VERY RARE! ANTIQUE 1875 WELLESLEY COLLEGE CLASS RING- 132yrs OLD

IN AWESOME LIKE NEW CONDITION: MARKED

HAS OWLS ON BOTH SIDES

SIZE 5 WEIGHS 5g

Wellesley College is a women's liberal arts college that opened in 1875 , founded by Henry Fowle Durant and his wife Pauline Fowle Durant. Today, the mission of the college is to "provide an excellent liberal arts education for women who will make a difference in the world." The college's motto, " Non Ministrari sed Ministrare " (not to be ministered unto but to minister), reflects this purpose.

History

Founded by Henry and Pauline Fowle Durant, the charter for Wellesley College was signed on March 17 , 1870 by Massachusetts Governor William Claflin . The original name of the College was the Wellesley Female Seminary, and the renaming to Wellesley College was approved by the Massachusetts legislature on March 7 , 1873 . Opening day was September 8 , 1875 .

The first president was Ada Howard . T have been twelve subsequent presidents: Alice Elvira Freeman Palmer , Helen Almira Shafer, Julia Josephine Thomas Irvine, Caroline Hazard, Ellen Fitz Pendleton, Mildred H. McAfee (later Mildred McAfee Horton), Margaret Clapp, Ruth M. Adams, Barbara Wayne Newell, Nannerl Overholser Keohane (later the president of Duke University from 1993-2004), Diana
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