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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.

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Basket trio

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A trio of Wilson College students and Orchesis members dance in full costume with a basket as a prop.

Light and dark duet, standing

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Wilson College students and Orchesis members, Peggy Kauffman and Diane Farny, perform a duet with light and dark costuming.

Dress rehearsal solo

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Wilson College student and member of the Orchesis dance troupe, Jane Graham, practices at a 1963 dress rehearsal.

Circle

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A group of Wilson College students and Orchesis members dance in a circle.

Leap

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Wilson College student and Orchesis member, Phoebe Balsley, leaps on stage.