1853, the year in which the first classes were held, is traditionally considered the year in which Shimer College was founded. However, other years, such as 1852 (when the school was formally chartered) or 1855 are occasionally used.

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Shimer ad 1853.jpg

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  • On Friday June 3, Frances Shimer sent her sister a letter.

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