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Women -- Education -- United States -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Beecher family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0509
Abstract Beecher Family. Lyman Beecher and children: Catharine E. (1800-1878), William (1802-1889), Edward (1803-1895), Mary (1805-1900), George (1809-1843), Henry Ward (1813-1887), Charles (1815-1900), and Thomas Kinnicut (1824-1900); daughter-in-law, Katherine Edes Beecher (d. 1870), and grandson, Frederick W. Beecher. Papers consist of correspondence, sermons, lecture notes, funeral sermons, a poem and biographical information relating to members of the Beecher family; principally pertaining to...
Dates: 1822-1903, bulk 1822-1865

Carter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0518
Abstract Carter, Hettie M. Dodd, 1850-1943; Student. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1871. Papers consist of personal diaries, correspondence and compositions; primarily documenting her journey from Turkey to the United States to attend Mount Holyoke and later, her academic and social activities while at the Seminary.
Dates: 1866-1868

Elizabeth Eudora Tuttle Ferguson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0628
Abstract Ferguson, Elizabeth Eudora Tuttle 1861-1952. Student and house wife, Mount Holyoke College Graduate 1884 Papers consist of correspondence, compositions, photo and post card albums, memorabilia, newspaper clippings and photographs. Principally documenting her academic work for an English class and her travels in the Caribbean specifically through photographs of the islands of St. Vincent and Martinique after the eruption of Mount Pelee in 1902.
Dates: 1881-1952

Emerson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0534
Abstract Emerson, Joseph, 1777-1833; Clergyman. Founder of Byfield Seminary. Papers consist of correspondence, published works, and biographical material. Primarily containing letters to his friends and former pupils. Also contains letters by his daughter, Nancy Emerson.
Dates: 1803-1844

Harriet Johnson Hale papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0560
Abstract Hale, Harriet Johnson, d. 1865; student and teacher. Ipswich Female Seminary graduate, 1837. Papers contain a notebook of penmmanship examples and letters to family members concerning primarily her schedule, studies, and activities as a student at Ipswich with frequent references to Zilpah P. Grant Banister, Mary Lyon, and to her own ideas about women's education.
Dates: 1830-1837

Lake Erie College papers

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: MS 0563
Abstract Lake Erie College. Founded as Lake Erie Female Seminary in Painesville, Ohio, 1859. Papers consist of catalogs, publications, clippings and photographs. Primarily documenting the founding of the school and its academic program.
Dates: 1857-1982

Lucy Thurston Goodale papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0640
Abstract Goodale, Lucy Thurston, 1820-1840; Student. Attended Mount Holyoke Female Seminary 1838-1840, died of typhoid. Papers contain correspondence, notebooks, writings, drawings, theorem paintings, memorabilia, and biographical and genealogical information. Documenting her experience at Mount Holyoke, including special events and daily activities.
Dates: ca. 1832-1841; Majority of material found within 1838 - 1840

Mary Ella Spooner Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0510
Abstract Brown, Mary Ella Spooner, 1851-1946; College teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1872. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary teacher, 1872-1884. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, biographical information, and photographs. Primarily containing her autobiography and also containing letters from Mary E.Woolley and original songs and poems.
Dates: 1872-1946

Smith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0588
Abstract Smith family. Edward Smith, 1830-1865, and Georgiana Smith Smith, 1830-1885, and one daughter. Papers contain correspondence, diaries, writings, biographical information and photographs. Primarily documenting the experiences of Clara Eliza Smith, 1865-1943, their daughter, while a student at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, 1882-1885.
Dates: 1862-1954

Talcott correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0592
Abstract Talcott, Sarah Goodrich, 1835-1862; Teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary graduate, 1855. Papers contain letters written between Talcott and her family, primarily describing hometown events and her experiences at Mount Holyoke.
Dates: 1849-1861; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1857

Zilpah P. Grant Banister papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0506
Abstract Banister, Zilpah Polly Grant, 1794-1874; Educator. Papers consist of correspondence, writings, biographical sketches, maps and charts, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs. Primarily containing correspondence to family and colleagues pertaining to her work at Adams Female Academy and Ipswich Female Seminary.
Dates: 1803-1971