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"In Her Own Words"


Friends and fans of Skidmore College—as well as those interested in Saratoga Springs history, women's roles in early 20th-century America, and the evolution of higher education—have a new resource to explore: In Her Own Words: The Date Books of Lucy Skidmore Scribner, Founder of Skidmore College, by Helen and David Porter.


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Price: $25.00

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Hoofing It! by Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation
Hoofing It! is the tour guide you have always wanted to Saratoga Springs, New York. Beautifully illustrated with over 200 full color photographs from the Beckerman Archive, Hoofing It! is a delightful guide to Saratoga Springs and its renowned Victorian architecture. Each of the eight walking tours takes you on a leisurely stroll through one of the historic neighborhoods of the city. The story of the development and preservation of this remarkable resort city is revealed in the houses and buildings you see along the way. Whether you are a visitor to Saratoga Springs or an armchair traveler, Hoofing It! is the guide for you.
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Price: $17.95

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Make No Small Plans by Mary Lynn
Mary Lynn has traced the chronology of the Young Women's Industrial Club and the Skidmore School of Arts, the early years of Skidmore College, the Depression and war years at the College, pivotal changes during the 1960s and 1970s, and such themes as academics and campus life. The effort was a collaborative one. Professor of History Patricia Ann Lee wrote a chapter on college founder Lucy Skidmore Scribner, there are forewords by President Emeritus David Porter and former Dean of the Faculty Phyllis Roth, and an afterword by (former) President Jamienne S. Studley. Scope editor Sue Rosenberg edited the volume.
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Price: $30.00

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RACE COURSE REFLECTIONS by Ashley Halsey '07
The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation is pleased to present Saratoga Race Course Watercolor Originals by Ashley Halsey. The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation comissioned Ashley Halsey to paint watercolors that capture the sense of place of the Saratoga Race Course. Ashley grew up in Stonington, Connecticut and learned to paint with watercolors at a young age. Ashley completed her BA in Studio Art at Skidmore College in 2007. In February 2008, the Adirondack Trust Company printed Saratoga: A Historical Guide, a book that Ashley illustrated, designed and wrote. Currently Ashley lives in Brooklyn, New York and works at Harper Collins Publishers as an Assistant Designer. Ashley is honored to be involved with the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation and the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation is honored to have her beautiful watercolors help raise awareness of the importance of preserving the Race Course.
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Price: $12.95

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Saratoga Springs: A Brief History in Postcards
Saratoga Springs, New York, is a town famous for its mineral springs, history, high society, and sports. Journey back in time to Saratoga Springs' glory days from the 1900s to the 1950s when this was America's premier resort. Vintage postcards, most of them beautifully hand tinted showcase sites that made the city famous. These images take you on a stroll along Broadway, where high society mingled at the Grand Union Hotel. Take a tour through the gardens at the artists' community at Yaddo. See the famous Island Spouter and Hathorn Springs and wander through the bathouses at Saratoga Spa. Attend a concert at Congress Park and cheer a favorite horse from the grandstands at Saratoga Race Course. Spend a day out on Saratoga Lake or tour through the Saratoga Battlefield, to learn about the Revolutionary battle that changed the course of United States history.
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Price: $19.95

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Saratoga: A Historical Guide by Ashley Halsey '07
Ashley Halsey ’07 has compiled her own watercolors into a booklet highlighting some of Saratoga’s much-loved architectural gems.
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Price: $12.00

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Skidmore When I Was Dean Olds by Claire Olds
Claire Olds takes readers of her memoir into Skidmore College and Saratoga Springs, New York, during the 1960's and 70's, tumultuous days of protest about the Vietnam War and civil rights. As Dean of Students, her concerned care for the individual student and the growth of the college was never lost as the campus moved from downtown Saratoga Springs to upper Broadway and became coeducational.
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Price: $15.00

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The Architect of Necessity by Heather Moore and Bob Jones
Remember the turret on Penfield House? The "flounge" in Buildings Building? They're among more the 60 old Skidmore buildings described in The Architect of Necessity, a book resulting from collaborative research by Heather Moore '08 and Prof. Bob Jones.


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Price: $20.00

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