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Jane Scudder correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0638

Scope and Contents

The Jane Scudder Correspondence consists of 15 letters written between October 17, 1844-July 8, 1846. All the letters are addressed to her parents in Boston and primarily concern life (illnesses, deaths, professors and roommates) and academics at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary. Scudder also mentions the visit to the Seminary by her cousin Dr. Scudder, a missionary to India.

Dates

  • 1844-1846
  • Majority of material found in 1845 - 1845

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Biographical Note

Jane Scudder was born ca. May, 1828 and was probably raised in Boston, Massachusetts. She was a non-graduate of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary Class of 1847 and appears to have attended from 1844-1846. Scudder died in West Newton, Massachusetts in 1906.

Extent

1 folders (x1847)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Scudder, Jane, ca. 1828-1906; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary 1844-1846. Papers consist of 15 letters to her parents, primarily describing her life at Mount Holyoke.
Title
Scudder Correspondence, 1844-1846.
Subtitle
Finding Aid
Status
Edited Full Draft
Date
© 2003
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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