Tag: Columbia College Archives

A Historical Showcase

Not unlike the senior artist showcases of today, it was tradition for a Christian College senior art student to create a piece of work for the college’s collection. In 1956, Cheryl Elbe Ward ’57 thought she would be the last of her 12 classmates considered for this honor.

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Turning the clock back 164 years

The Columbia College Archives were established in 2014 to curate and maintain the college’s history. In celebration of Charter Day, the Archives shares historic pictures of Christian Female College, some of which are more than 160 years old. Come explore the roots of this pioneering institution from its founding.

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