Lady Principal Elizabeth Edgar

Title

Lady Principal Elizabeth Edgar

Subject

Wilson College Presidents

Description

Inauguration: Lady Principal/Dean, 1883 & Acting President, 1894
Resignation: 1895
Following the unexpected death of her husband, Mrs. Edgar unofficially took over as Acting President while the College searched for President Edgar's successor. During this year, Edgar Hall was built and named in her husband's honor.

Source

VIP files

Publisher

C. Elizabeth Boyd '33 Archives, Wilson College

Date

1894-1895

Rights

For information on copyright or permissions for this collection contact the C. Elizabeth Boyd '33 archives

Format

Image/Jpeg

Language

English

Files

mrsedgar.jpg

Citation

“Lady Principal Elizabeth Edgar,” Hankey Center for the History of Women's Education, accessed June 23, 2024, https://exhibits.wilson.edu/items/show/1870.