Vera Marcus '72, Part II
This collection is stored at Mudd Manuscript Library.
Requests will be delivered to Princeton University Archives, MUDD Reading Room
Collection Creator: Princeton University. Alumni
Council. Princetoniana Committee. .
Dates: 2012 April.
Located In: Box 3
Extent: 1 item
The collection is open for research use.
In the second part of her interview, Marcus mentions her friend and
classmate Dianna Toliver, from Trinidad; the lack of diversity in friend
groups at Princeton; the divisions at Princeton being strong along
gender lines than racial ones; participating in Harambee House Theater;
travelling with Triangle Club; facing exclusion from social life as a
black woman; and not being allowed into eating clubs.
Vera Marcus, Class of 1972, majored in Philosophy. She is a member of the
first graduating female class admitted as freshmen and the first African
American to attend Princeton from freshman year and graduate. She
attended University of California at Davis Martin Luther King School of
Vera Marcus '72, Part II; 2012 April; Princetoniana Committee Oral History Project Records, Box 3; Princeton University Archives, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.