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The Hankey Center for the History of Women’s Education is a scholarly center focused on the history of the education of women. The Hankey Center serves as the central resource on the history of Wilson College through the rich repository of materials and artifacts contained in the C. Elizabeth Boyd ’33 Archives. 

Access information regarding our physical collections by visiting our Finding Aids page. Finding aids are research guides or inventories that describe contents of collections. Explore our Digital Collections for Wilson College images, and histories, as well as digitized contents of collections.

For more information on the Hankey Center and our history, visit here.

Recently Added Items

Daisy chain

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A photograph of the Wilson College tradition, the Daisy Chain. Donated by Shirley Franklin Taylor in honor of her mother, Ruth Troutman Franklin.

Evens

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A photograph of the class of 1982 holding an "Evens" sign.

Odds and Evens

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A photograph with Wilson College students holding up Odds and Evens banners.

May Day celebration

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A photograph of Wilson College students celebrating May Day.

May Day performance

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A photograph of Wilson College students performing during May Day celebrations.