Education -- Massachusetts -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Buckland Female School. Founded in Buckland, Massachusetts, 1824. Records contain compositions, philosophical questions, handwriting exercises, catalogs, and lists of students from the school which operated only during the winter months.
Byfield Female Seminary. Founded in Byfield, Massachusetts in 1806; moved to Saugus, Massachusetts in 1822 while Rev. Joseph Emerson was the principal. Collection contains catalogs of students, historical information, and a photograph of the school; materials date primarily from 1824 to 1827.
Ipswich Female Seminary. Founded in Ipswich, Massachusetts in 1828. Papers consist of catalogues, circulars and announcements, administrative and regulatory documents, records for the Society for the Education of Females, correspondence, ceremonial records, published materials, and photographs documenting primarily the philosophies of the school, the activities of students and teachers, and the administrative work of Zilpah P. (Grant) Banister and Mary Lyon.