Women Made History at the Elmira College Old Campus Information courtesy of National Park Service The nine brick and stone buildings of the Elmira College Old Campus represent an important milestone in the history of women’s struggle for equality. Before the rise of female-centered institutions such as Elmira and Vassar, …

Maria Mitchell (1818-1889), astronomer Information courtesy of National Park Service – Women Who Made History Section Maria Mitchell – Astronomer – Property of the National Park ServiceMaria Mitchell, astronomer, professor and the first woman elected to both the Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, was born …