Seal 1949

Seal of the Frances Shimer Academy, circa 1949.

From 1896 to 1950, Shimer College was officially known as the Frances Shimer Academy of the University of Chicago.

During the Academy period, the school marketed itself under a number of different names, including Frances Shimer School, Frances Shimer School for Girls, Frances Shimer Junior College, and Frances Shimer College.

This page is part of the Shimer College Wiki, an independent documentation project. Shimer College, the Great Books college of Chicago, is not responsible for its content.

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