Harvard University Association Of American Universities Aau

Following unsuccessful efforts to have girls admitted straight to degree programs at Harvard, the Annex, which had incorporated as the Society for the Collegiate Instruction of Females, chartered Radcliffe College in 1894. The college was named for the colonial philanthropist Ann Radcliffe, who established the very first scholarship fund at Harvard in 1643. Enslaved persons of Indigenous and African descent played an integral role in the Harvard neighborhood in its…Read More