• Call Number: AC259_c052
    Container: Box 3

Vera Marcus '72, Part II

1 item

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

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Description

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.

Biography/History

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 Law.

Preferred Citation

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.