Hollins College



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Table of Contents: Celebration Opens Sunday with Talk by Bishop Block—Centennial Dance to Mark Anniversary—Centennial Honors Shared With Ten Other Colleges—Dewey and Others Discuss Horizons of Freedom Today—Dr. Comstock Speaks At Convocation Tuesday—Academic Symbols are Interpreted—Calendar for the Centennial of Hollins College—Hollins Columns Staff—It Has Not Been An Easy Task—The Lesson (poem)—Why Not Phi Beta Kappa at Hollins—New Horizons—Hollins Completes its 100th Year of Education for Women—Hollins College Has Unusual Record; Three Presidents from 1846-1942 Include Founder and Daughter—Discipline Grows Liberal With Years; Privileges Few and Far Between for Valley Union Seminary Students—“Miss Lizzie” Latane, Oldest Living Hollins Alumna, Recalls Events, Rules, Ideals of College in Her Day—Charles Lewis Cocke Pulls School Through Wartime Hardships—1890 Students Educated for Marriage, Girls Interested in Woman Suffrage—In ‘90s College Lass Had Choice of Three Major Sports; Basketball, Tennis, Bicycling Were Favorites—Literary Clubs Fade Out in Stress of Modern Life—1842 Hollins Girl Would Approve of Great Granddaughter’s Life if She Could See Her Now—Tayloe Gymnasium Has a Visitor From the Past; Nineteenth Century Damsel Pays a Call—Hollins Lady Principal Tells About Many Years of Touring Europe as Chaperon for Educational Trips—Hollins Girls Built Their Little Theatre With Spirit and Determination—Science Hall Fire of ’25 Was a Nine-Day Wonder—Hollins Album Brings Back Memories; Pictures of Well-Loved Faculty Recall Traditional Anecdotes—Hollins War Activity Parallels That Of 1917; College Cooperates With National Program Including Conservation and Preparedness—Freya Presents “Figures in a Dream;” Goodale, Browning Direct Fantasy—Descendent of Colonel Tayloe Attends Hollins: Graham Gwathney Carries on Family Tradition—Second Hall West Echoes Memories of Emma Jones—Heironimus Says—1960 Alumna Finds Campus Beautified By New Buildings—Simplicity Keynote of Chapel

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Roanoke, Va.


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Hollins Columns (1942 May 16)