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Join The 1842 Society

The 1842 Society weekend is open to donors who annually support Hollins with gifts of $1,842 or more to the Hollins Fund or other purposes. In addition to an invitation to the annual weekend, members are invited to other special events with the president and Hollins trustees, including a private reception at the president's home during Reunion weekend, and are listed prominently in the Annual Report on Giving. Miss Matty's Circle recognizes recent graduates who are leadership donors. Miss Matty's Circle members enjoy full membership in The 1842 Society.



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The 1842 Society and Miss Matty's Circle

Leading the way for Hollins.

Honoring the year Hollins was founded, the 1842 Society provides special recognition to alumnae/i, parents, and friends who annually support Hollins at a level of $1,842 or higher. Young alumnae who support Hollins at leadership levels are members of Miss Matty's Circle, and enjoy full membership in 1842 Society.


The Annual Weekend for Members of
The 1842 Society and Miss Matty's Circle

1842 Society Weekend in Dallas

SAVE THE DATES: Dallas, Texas, November 7 - 9, 2014

The 1842 Society and Miss Matty's Circle will go to Dallas, Texas, for our annual weekend for leadership donors. Join President Gray and the Trustees for a fantastic Hollins weekend. Mark your calendar for November 7-9, make your hotel reservations early, and check this site for updates!

Registration coming soon!

Weekend Highlights

Private lunch in the George W. Bush Presidential Center and tour of the Library and Museum


Cocktails in the Lyda Hill Gems and Minerals Hall at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science


VIP tour of AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys

Tours of the Kimbell Art Museum (pictured), Sixth Floor Museum, (chronicles the assassination and legacy of JFK), and the architectural jewel of Bass Performance Hall



Reserve your hotel room by September 30, 2014:

Rooms are reserved under “Hollins University”


Rosewood Crescent - in the heart of the city,

400 Crescent Court, $200 per night.

  • Reservations: 888-767-3966
  • Parking: $27.00 per day


Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek - a quiet retreat,

2821 Turtle Creek Blvd, $200 per night.

  • FULL: room block is full.
  • Parking: $27.00 per day