In writing of her experiences in America, Dr. Anna Kuhnow, of Leipsic, sp1890-9117425,035.0021,700.00
In writing of her experiences in America, Dr. Anna Kuhnow, of Leipsic, speaks of the enviable position of women among us, and adds that she missed the feeble health with which they are so widely credited in Germany.
I may safely assert, she continues, that among these college students were the healthiest women, both physically and mentally, that I have ever met.
This emphatic testimony is supported by the experience of Radcliffe College.
Our record closes as the third stage in the history of Radcliffe opens.
It is an interesting point.
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institutions everywhere,—and it still remains the largest of the five now in existence.
Of these, Putnam Lodge, of East Cambridge, numbering now 159 members according to the report of August 31, 1895, was chartered in 1854; Mount Olivet Lodge was chartered in 1863, and reports 151 members; Mizpah was chartered in 1868, and has 180 members; Charity Lodge, dating from 1870, has 101 members.
The Cambridge Royal Arch Chapter was chartered in 1864, and Cambridge Commandery of Knights Templar in 1890.
Freemasonry in Cambridge owes much to Rev. Lucius R. Paige, who has had an interesting Masonic history.
As the natural result of early elections and of a very long life (Dr. Paige is now in his ninety-fifth year), he is the senior Past Master of Masons in Massachusetts, the senior Past Commander of Knights Templar in the State and probably in the United States.
It is eminently fitting that any memorial of Freemasonry in Cambridge should contain affectionate tribute to one who championed