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A history of women's education at the University of Wisconsin

The women of a state university: an illustration of the working of coeducation in the Middle West.


The University of Wisconsin began admitting women in 1858, far in advance of many other universities in the nation. It was not the first in Wisconsin though, as Milton Academy, Ripon College, and Lawrence University admitted women in the 1840s and early 1850s. Helen Maria Remington Olin provides a history of women's education in Wisconsin, focusing in particular on women's education at the University of Wisconsin.

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Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
The Progressive Era
The Founding of Social Institutions
Progressivism and the Wisconsin Idea
Creator: Olin, Helen Maria Remington
Pub Data: New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1909. Harvard University Library.
Citation: Olin, Helen Maria Remington. "The women of a state university: an illustration of the working of coeducation in the Middle West." (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1909); Online facsimile at:  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL:146449; Visited on: 4/20/2014
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