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Education -- Massachusetts -- History -- 19th century -- Sources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Buckland Female School records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 0512

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.

Dates: 1826-1830

Byfield Seminary collection

Identifier: MS 0516

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.

Dates: 1818-1966 , bulk 1818-1822; Majority of material found within 1818 - 1822

Ipswich Female Seminary collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 0556

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.

Dates: 1828 - 1875; Majority of material found within 1828 - 1875