Mary Caroline Ward papers
Scope and Contents
The Mary Caroline Ward Papers include 8 letters (dated March 1852 - July 1853) written by Ward to her parents while she was a student at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary. One letter (March, 1852) includes a note written by Ward's sister, Emily Ward (x-Class of 1856) concerning her own illnesses. Ward's letters generally regard life, illnesses and money matters at the Seminary. Also included in the collection are: an Alumnae Association sheet from 1915 and notes from Elizabeth Ward Trowbridge (Class of 1928) regarding Ward's lettrs.
- Majority of material found in 1853 - 1853
Conditions Governing Access
Mary Caroline Ward was born ca. 1835. She was a Mount Holyoke Female Seminary non-graduate of the class of 1855. Her sister Emily Ward, also attended Mount Holyoke (x-Class of 1856). After leaving the Seminary, Ward taught in Elizabeth, New Jersey, New York City and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She also did editorial work.
1 folders (x1855)
Language of Materials
Ward, Mary Caroline, b. 1835; Teacher and editor. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1852-1853. Papers contain eight letters written while a student a Mount Holyoke. Primarily describing her daily activities and expenses as well as illnesses throughout campus.
- Mount Holyoke College -- Domestic work Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mount Holyoke College -- Student life Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Mount Holyoke College Manuscript Collections Subject Source: Local sources
- Mount Holyoke Female Seminary -- Faculty Subject Source: Local sources
- Mount Holyoke Female Seminary -- Students Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Women college students -- Massachusetts -- Health and hygiene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ward Papers. 1852-1986 (bulk 1853)
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