BARNARD COLLEGE of Columbia University……..REUNION

BARNARD COLLEGE of Columbia University……….had their 125 anniversary last week-end……….and a gala reunion for all of the alumnae.  Thousands of women gathered from around the globe. 60 events were planned.

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BARNARD was founded in 1889…the only college in New York City….just for women………and Columbia just across the street was just for men!

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There was one room set aside for a “library” in MILLBANK HALL….in 1905.

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There was a total collection of  120 books.  Two years later they had a charity drive to buy 61 more books.

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IMPAVIDUS ET TENAX

 

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The first library room…….called the “ella Weed Reading Room”.  Fireplace designed by TIFFANY.

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LEHMAN HALL.  The current library was designed by Skidmore, Owen and Merrill.  It is so dated in design and use…it will soon be torn down.

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Stupid people shouldn’t breed!  Tsk  Tsk!

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Melinda Z returned to celebrate her graduation day………46 years ago.

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Yes, they do have a rose garden.

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Who knew???  The class of 1905 presented this statue to the college to commemorate the 35th anniv. of their establishment……..BERNARD GREEK GAMES .

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Melinda was in her glory……..with here Nikon……….reliving her past.

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The “boys”……..Barry and the Donald.

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“B” as in blue………….

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President Obama was there recently to give the commencement address

 

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