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Women -- Religious life -- Massachusetts

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Cowles papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0718
Abstract Cowles, Eunice Caldwell, 1811-1903; Teacher. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary Associate Principal, 1837-1838. Papers contain correspondence, writings, biographical information, Caldwell and Cowles family papers and a photograph. Chiefly focusing on her connections to Mary Lyon and Zilpah P. Grant Banister through both Mount Holyoke and Ipswich Female Seminaries and her activities and social events at each institution.
Dates: ca. 1821-1903

Mary Lyon collection

 Collection — Folder Register and guides, Summaries of correspondence, Typed transcripts of selected letters
Identifier: MS 0500
Abstract Lyon, Mary, 1797-1849; Educator and founder of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (now Mount Holyoke College). Contains correspondence, published and unpublished writings, notes on Lyon's remarks, biographical material and memorabilia, books that were in Lyon's library, material relating to the Lyon family and to Ashfield, Buckland, and Byfield, Massachusetts, portraits and likeness of Lyon, and microfilm of her correspondence and writings. The collection documents aspects of her personal life,...
Dates: ca. 1778-