Chatham University

Rachel Carson at Chatham

While much has changed on campus since Rachel enrolled here in 1925, her influence is very much alive on campus today. This brochure done for the 50th anniversary of Silent Spring celebration gives a quick glimpse into the Chatham (Pennsylvania College for Women) of Rachel's time within the campus of today. View the Rachel Carson's Chatham brochure.

In addition, the Chatham University Archives & Special Collection preserves and makes accessible records documenting Rachel Carson's writing activities during her studies at the Pennsylvania College for Women, her ongoing relationship with the university post-graduation, and numerous efforts of the university to celebrate her achievements. The collection also includes numerous publications by and about Rachel Carson. Link to online collection: