Gildersleeve, Virginia Crocheron, 1877-

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From the description of Reminiscences of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122481372

Dean of Barnard College, 1911-1947.

From the description of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve papers, 1898-1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 472459635

Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve served as Dean of Barnard College from 1911-1947. A graduate of Barnard (B.A., 1899) and Columbia (Ph.D., 1908); she was a member of Barnard's English Dept. from 1900-1911. Her primary interests were literature and public affairs. She was an early supporter of the League of Nations and was the only woman member of the U.S. delegation to the 1945 San Francisco Conference which established the U.N. She was a member of the advisory commission on education sent to Japan in 1946. Gildersleeve was a founder and twice president of the International Federation of University Women, and chair of the American Council on Education. Records related to her public affairs activities are located at the Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University. She was author of many pamphlets, articles and addresses including her memoirs, "Many a Good Crusade" (1954).

From the description of Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve Papers, [ca. 1910-1963]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 298686793

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associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
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Education, higher
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Educator--Interviews
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Universities and colleges--Administration
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Women college graduates--Societies and clubs
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Birth 1877-10-03

Death 1965-07-07

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