• Founders: Mary Carter Anderson Gardner

    When Mary Carter Anderson (Gardner) helped establish the Collegiate School for Girls in 1915 it was but another piece of a long and distinguished career in education. Here, in an editorial published in the Richmond News-Leader the day after her death, editor and author Douglas Southall Freeman pays tribute to the impact and legacy of… [Continue Reading]

    Founders: Mary Carter Anderson Gardner
  • Traditions: May Day at Collegiate

    May 1st means May Day. Enjoy this collection of images and ephemera spanning the 54 year history of May Day festivities at Collegiate School.  

    Traditions: May Day at Collegiate
  • Halt! It’s the 1928 Torch!

    For your viewing pleasure: the two-part title page of the 1928 Torch.

    Halt! It’s the 1928 Torch!
  • April Fools’ Day

    Founded in March 1946, The Match is Collegiate’s longest-running student-led publication. The periodical’s April Fools’ Day editions are a particular favorite here at the Julia A. Williams Study & Archive Center. See what The Match is up to on the web at www.matchcollegiate.org and on Facebook and Twitter @MatchCollegiate  

    April Fools’ Day
  • The Town School: Theater in the Thirties

    Last weekend’s staging of the 8th grade Centennial Play continued the long tradition of theater at Collegiate.  From the very beginning the dramatic arts have been an important part of the academic and cultural life of the school.  In those early years individual clubs and classes staged plays, dramatic readings, and other performances as part… [Continue Reading]

    The Town School: Theater in the Thirties

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