Women -- Education -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Grant, Abigail Fidelia Cowles, 1820-1881; students. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1843-1845. Papers consist of letters to her cousin Martha Grant, primarily describing academic and residential life at Mount Holyoke and her marriage to Joel Grant.
Chapin, Elizabeth Lucy, 1838-1862; Secondary school teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Papers span the years 1842, and 1859-1861, and consist of correspondence, a photograph, a photocopy of a poem, and a small book. Primarily letters written by Lucy in Athens, Georgia and West Point, Mississippi, to a sister in Chicopee, Massachusetts, documenting her life as a young woman from the North teaching in the South on the eve of the Civil War.
Usher, Jessie, d. 1906; student. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1857. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1860-1861. Papers consist of fourteen letters to her family, notes from her sister, Melissa Usher Tyler, and three notebooks on Bible studies. Primarily documents her academic and social activities at Mount Holyoke.