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The Story of Woodlawn: Before it became Skidmore’s Campus

The following information has been researched by Heather Moore (Class of 2008) and Associate Professor Emeritus Robert Jones, and is part of a forthcoming manuscript: The Story of WoodlawnDownload the e-book .  

The Story of Woodlawn: Before it became Skidmore’s Campus

Much of the research for this project was done in our Special Collections.

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Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, Women and Social Movements in the United States seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding about U.S. women’s history. The collection currently includes 124 document projects and archives with more than 5,100 documents and 175,000 pages of additional full-text documents, written by 2,800 primary authors. It also includes book, film, and website reviews.

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It’s time for the Fifth Annual Lucy Scribner Library Altered Book Contest! The winning entrant(s) will be presented with the coveted Lucy Scribner Trophy. Once the entries are in, come vote for your favorites.

Contest details:

  • Contest is open to Skidmore students, staff, and faculty. Entrants may be individuals or teams. Limit one entry per person/team. To register, fill out this brief form:
  • We can supply you with a book or you are welcome to use your own. Just stop by the Circulation Desk in Scribner Library anytime to request a book to alter if you need one. (Rest assured these books are not from our current library collections!)
  • Completed books will be accepted at the Circulation Desk in Scribner Library through 12:00 p.m. on Friday, April 10.
  • Entries will be on display for voting in Scribner Library from Friday, April 10 through noon on Friday, April 17. Everyone on campus is invited to vote for their favorite altered books. The entry with the most votes wins.

For more information about altered books, see our Altered Books guide at:

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