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Family -- United States -- History -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Dudley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0654
Abstract Dudley, Mary Eliza Augur, 1852-1924; Teacher and housewife. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1869-1871. Papers contain correspondence, writings, memorabilia, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily consists of letters documenting life on a farm in Middlefield, Connecticut and the activities of numerous Augur family members, including two who were students at Union College, Schnectady, N.Y. and Massachusetts Agricultural College, Amherst, Mass. Includes essays written by...
Dates: 1858-1924; Majority of material found within 1858 - 1895

Elizabeth Lucy Chapin papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: Elizabeth Lucy Chapin Papers]
Identifier: MS 0855
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1842-1861

Frost family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0541
Abstract Frost family: Daniel Frost, Marietta Sherwood Frost (Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1847) and five children. Papers consist of letters describing family activities, education and health, documenting primarily family life in a clergyman's household in New England in the 1850s. Also include references to the experiences of Marietta Sherwood Frost's father, William Sherwood, as a gold miner in California.
Dates: 1849-ca. 1860

Hartwell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0761
Abstract Hartwell, Hannah Louisa Plimpton Peet, 1823-1908; Teacher and missionary. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1848. Papers contain four volumes of journals and notebooks, correspondence, Plimpton family correspondence, biographical information and a photograph.
Dates: 1847 - 1909; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1871