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.
Pat Vail was a Wilson College student who went to Mississippi to volunteer during the Freedom Summer of 1964.
The first African-American student to graduate from Wilson College was matriculated the same year as the 1954 Brown vs. the...
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A photograph used in the 1999 Conococheague for the Black Student Union page.
The cover of the September 18th, 1970 volume of the Billboard. The cover photo features a member of the Melvin Deal Dancers who appeared in Laird Hall…
A photo students at an Afro-American Society meeting, 1972.
Sonia Sanchez reads from her works to the Wilson College community, 1972.
A copy of the by-laws for Wilson College's Black Student Union created updated in 2005.