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Before this, Charlotte Ely had hand printed each diploma
Vilayet of Bitlis/Paghesh
Mount Holyoke Girls Seminary graduated three classes during the 1880s. This is probably one of the first diplomas that had been professionally printed in Istanbul by an Armenian printer, Fendeklian. Before this, Charlotte Ely had hand printed each diploma. The verse from Psalms 144: 12 reads, "Our daughters will be like pillars carved to adorn a palace." The diploma was awarded to Lousin Israyelian (Mount Holyoke Archives and Special Collections)
Istanbul
circa 1883
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