Esther Chambers Becomes First Known Female Editor of the Dickinsonian

Chambers Named Editor of Dickinsonian
Date: 
February 19, 1931

This article in the Dickinsonian names Esther Chambers '32 as the new editor of the student newspaper.  Although the article describes her as the "first woman to hold the editorship for many years," earlier female editors have yet to be identified.  The other woman on the newspaper staff at the time was Marie Formad '34.  According to this article, Chambers was to hold a meeting on February 19, 1931 at which she would announce who she had chosen to serve as sports editor, associate editor, and desk editor.  A banquet for the members of the staff was also planned for March 6 at the Molly Pitcher Hotel.

Location of Document in Archives: 
Dickinsonian, February 19, 1931, p. 1