Ōyama, Sutematsu, 1860-1919

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Yamakawa was the first Japanese woman to receive a college degree, graduating from Vassar in 1882. She then returned to Japan, married Iwao Oyama, Minister of War, and was involved in women's work, especially nursing, during the war.

From the description of Sutematsu Yamakawa Oyama papers, 1872-1983, 1882-1919 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576688

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New York (State)--Poughkeepsie
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Japan
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Women college students
Women--Education
Marriage
Japanese students
Women in war
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Birth 1860

Death 1919

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