Laban Wheaton, Judge, 1754-1846 (Founder of Wheaton Female Seminary)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1
Overview A. Howard Meneely papers focus on Alexander Howard Meneely, his interactions and achievements of Wheaton College and his academic/writing pursuits. The documents in the series span the years of 1918-2002, with the bulk dates being from 1940-1960. The bulk dates, 1940-1960 is the time frame before Meneely became President at Wheaton and his term at Wheaton. These papers contain his publications, newspaper clippings, inauguration details, hospital and insurance bills, correspondence letters, ...
Dates: 1918-2002; 1940 - 1961
Abstract The Wheaton Family Collection covers the years 1721-2009. The bulk of the collection relates to the years 1779-1905. The collection shows the activities of an affluent family in the small town of Norton, MA. Laban Morey Wheaton and Eliza Baylies Chapin Wheaton were both active in the community, and established Wheaton Female Seminary. Eliza Baylies Chapin Wheaton contributed a great deal to the town of Norton by helping to renovate the Trinitarian Congregational Church and building the...
Dates: 1721-1994; 1779 - 1905