Florence Bastian

Full name

Ida Florence Bastian

Presence at Shimer



Seminary period alum


Freeport, IL

Florence Bastian was a student at Shimer College during the last years of the Seminary period, graduating in 1895. She was a member of the school YWCA.[1]

The 1904 Annual Calendar and subsequent calendars show her residing in Freeport, Illinois.[2] She is recorded as a member of the Freeport Culture Club, a reading group consisting mostly of local teachers, in Freeport around 1910.[3]



  1. Oread, July 1895, p. 31.
  2. p. 42.
  3. Addison Fulwider (1910). History of Stephenson County, Illinois, p. 493.

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