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Fall 1979


Anne Firor Scott gave the Cum Laude Address at the Emma Willard School (originally the Troy Seminary) in May 1978. We have cut the lecture only slightly to fit our space and audience. It is, as she wrote to us, "an example of trying to persuade a group of students to look at the past of their own institution, and learn from it." "I gathered," Scott added, "that the students were expecting some kind of high-minded exhortation, and were pleasantly surprised."



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