College News and Departmental Notes: The Columbia Dames
by Departmental notes - 1916
The Columbia Dames is an organization whose membership is open to the wives and mothers of the graduate and undergraduate men of Columbia University, Teachers College, and Union Theological Seminary. The club also extends the courtesy of associate membership. The purpose of the club is to widen acquaintance and promote sociability among the wives and mothers of the new men who annually come to Columbia. So well is this purpose realized that it is now a by-word, "Once a Dame, always a Dame." Hence, in the current roll of active members are women whose names have stood on the records since the inception of the club ten or twelve years agoŚwomen whose husbands now have a national reputation in various professionsŚmany of them in the faculties of Columbia and Teachers College.
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