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Lucy Larcom Collection

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Identifier: MC-005
Abstract The Lucy Larcom Papers include 2 diaries, Nov. 1859-Aug. 1862; commonplace books, 1859-1867; herbaria; class books and grade book, 1859-1861; rhetoric notes, 1855 and 1857; correspondence with mother, John Greenleaf Whittier and his sister, Mrs. A.D.T.Whitney, and others, 1840s-1890s; paintings; clothing; manuscript poems and the Semi-centennial Sketch of Wheaton Seminary; Kansas Prize Song printed on handkerchief (1855); photographs Larcom owned; articles, obituaries, memorials; genealogical...
Dates: 1859-1970s

Lydia J. Dorman Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-009
Scope and Contents

Lydia Dorman's correspondence includes three letters to her father expressing her desire to become a teacher, and a letter to her brother, Joseph, asking about home. Both letters were written in 1851 and 1852.

Dates: 1852-1853

Mary A. James Papers

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Identifier: SMC-013
Scope and Contents Mary A. James writings are made up of compositions written by Mary A. James while at the Seminary, that include: “Why was the World Made so Beautiful?;” “The Thoughts of Youth are Long, Long Thoughts;” “The Meaning of Dreams;” “Earth;” “Discipline;” “Twilight;” “Sir Isaac Newton;” “The Study of the Face;” “No Sin, No sorrow;” “Principles of the Primary Rainbow;” “Old Books and Libraries;” and “Shadows.” Four untitled compositions include topics of a little child, the author Southey, a little...
Dates: 1857-1859

Mary E. Bachelder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-022
Scope and Contents Mary E. Bachelder Papers contains a note titled "A Reminiscence of School Life" written by Mary E. Bachelder on June 14th, 1872. The letter describes her life at Wheaton Seminary and recounts her arrival and first year at the Seminary. Also included is Mary's Composition No. 5, "What shall be our Motto?," of which Miss Parker, her teacher, wrote "What a horrid thing" and gave her a mark of 10. The final part of her correspondence is a letter addressed to her mother on February 1873. The letter...
Dates: 1872-1873

Mary J. Bailey Lincoln (Mary Johnson Bailey) Biographical Information

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Identifier: SMC-016
Abstract Mary J. Lincoln's biographical information includes various biographies, family newsletters, and information about her relatives Jane Eliza Woodbury and Mary E. Bailey.
Dates: 1838-1996; 1982 - 1996

Sarah A. Jarvis Correspondence

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Identifier: SMC-007
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of typescript copies of Sarah A. Jarvis' correspondence. It contains twenty letters between Sarah, friends, and family, while she was a student at Wheaton Female Seminary, 1843. The collection also contains forty letters between Sally, friends, and family concerning family affairs, 1843 -1850. A color photograph of Sarah A. Jarvis' portrait in included.

Dates: 1843-1850

Sarah and Anna Kempton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-008
Abstract The collection contains two letters written by Sarah and Anna Kempton, as well as Sarah's drawing book, and black lace mitts. The letters are dated 1844.
Dates: 1844

Susan Hayes Ward Papers

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Identifier: SMC-012
Scope and Contents Susan Hayes Ward's collection includes poems, songs and papers. Her Christmas greeting entitled “The Royal Guest” and the song “Fair Wheaton for the 75th Anniversary” are both part of Susan Ward's collection. Poems written by Susan for A Wheaton Month are: “First Day;” “Fifth Day;” “Seventeenth Day;” “Twentieth Day;” and “Twenty-sixth Day.” Also parts of her collection are sections from Susan’s copy book, 1854-57 and a copy of the winter term role book, 1854-55. Biographical information on...
Dates: 1854-1985; 1854 - 1918

Wheaton Family Collection

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Identifier: MC-001
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

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Samuel Valentine Cole, Rev. Dr., 1851-1925 (Wheaton President, 1897-1925) 3
John Greenleaf Whittier, 1807-1892 (American poet & abolitionist) 2
Samuel Austin Chapin, 1811-1890 (Wheaton Trustee, 1890) 2
Wheaton Seminary (Norton, MA) 2
Aldrich, Annie Florence Freeman (Attended Wheaton 1871-1876) 1
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Bullard, Irving 1
Cabot, Emeline W. Richards (Attended Wheaton 1851-1853) 1
Cole, Helen Wieand, 1885-1965 (Wheaton Prof. Latin & Greek, Trustee, 1935-65) 1
Cole, William Isaac, 1859-1935 (Wheaton Prof. of Sociology; Treasurer, 1913-26; Trustee, 1925-35) 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933. (Governor of MA, President of the United States) 1
Curtis, Azubah Gay Capen (Class of 1868) 1
Dahlen, Alice Washburn 1
Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887 (American author and activist) 1
Emerson, Alfred, Rev. (Wheaton Treasurer, Trustee, 1872-93) 1
Emerson, Annie Austin (Class of 1871) 1
Emerson, Frances Vose (Class of 1872, Wheaton Trustee 1922-42) 1
Emerson, Joseph, Rev., 1777-1833 (Founder, Byfield [Female] Seminary; Teacher of Mary Lyon) 1
Emerson, Nancy Eaton, 1779-1804 (Pupil, fiancée and wife of Rev. Joseph Emerson) 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 (American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer) 1
Highland House. Highland (NC) 1
Highlands, NC 1
Jane L. Prouty (Attended Wheaton 1865-1867) 1
Jarius P. Moore 1
Jessie Leland Hunt Foster (Class of 1899) 1
John Edgar Park, 1879-1956 (Wheaton President, 1926-1944) 1
Katherine "Kate" Pickens Upson Clark (Class of 1869, Hon. LD 1919, Trustee) 1
Kempton, Anna B. (Attended Wheaton 1842-1844) 1
Laban Morey Wheaton, 1796-1865 (Founder of Wheaton Female Seminary) 1
Laban Wheaton, Judge, 1754-1846 (Founder of Wheaton Female Seminary) 1
Lawson, Charles L. , Col. (Transcribed Sarah Jarvis letters) 1
Leonard A. Kronkhite 1
Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924 (U.S. Senator & historian) 1
Louis A. Coolidge 1
Lucy Larcom, 1824-1893 (Wheaton English Lit. Tchr 1855-1867) 1
Lydia J. Dorman (Attended Wheaton 1851-1853) 1
Martha E.W. Vose Emerson (Wheaton Principal, 1840-42) 1
Mary Abigail Chapin Smith (Mary Abigail "Abbie") (Class of 1873) 1
Mary Adela James Allen (Attended Wheaton 1857-1859) 1
Mary Eastman Bachelder (Class of 1873) 1
Mary Johnson Bailey Lincoln (Class of 1864) 1
Mary Lyon, 1797-1849 (American women's educator) 1
Mary Sampson 1
Norton. (Mass) 1
Paine, Harriet E. (Harriet Eliza), 1845-1910 (Class of 1862, author) 1
Paul Jaspersohn, Mrs. 1
Prouty, Elizabeth J. (Attended Wheaton 1865-1867) 1
Robert Cantwell (Biographer) 1
Robert Frost, 1874-1963 (Poet) 1
Rugg, Arthur Prentice, Honorable (Chief Justice, MA Supreme Judicial Court) 1
Samuel Lynde Valentine (Ancestor of Samuel Valentine Cole) 1
Santa Clara (CA.) 1
Sarah "Sally" Amelia Jarvis Whited (Attended Wheaton 1842-43) 1
Sarah Kempton Parker (Attended Wheaton 1842-1844) 1
Smart, George T., 1863-1928 (Wheaton Acting Pres., 1925-1926, Trustee, 1909-1928) 1
Stoddard, Elizabeth Drew Barstow, 1823-1902 (Attended Wheaton 1840-1841, Amer. poet & novelist) 1
Stowe, Charles Edward, b. 1850 1
Strong, Elizabeth "Eliza" Frances Wheaton, 1795-1834 (Wheaton Female Seminary founded in her memory) 1
Susan Hayes, 1838-1924 Ward (Attended Wheaton 1853-1855) 1
Taylor, Ann Katherine Kittredge (Attended Wheaton 1852-1854) 1
Theodore Roosevelt (President of the United States) 1
Towle, Eunice Makepeace, c. 1806-1894 (Portrait painter) 1
Trinitarian Congregational Church (Norton, MA) 1
Wading River Manufacturing & Canal Company (founded 1837) 1
Wheaton College. Office of the President (Norton, MA) 1
Wheaton Manufacturing Co. 1
Wheaton, Eliza Baylies Chapin, 1809-1905 (Founder of Wheaton Female Seminary) 1
Wheaton, Fanny Morey, 1764-1849 (Wheaton Seminary founder) 1
Wheaton, George, Dr., 1728-1803 (Father of Judge Laban Wheaton) 1
Whitney, A. D. T. (Adeline Dutton Train), 1824-1906 (Poet, novelist) 1
Whittier, Elizabeth H. (Elizabeth Hussey), 1815-1864 (Sister of John Greenleaf Whittier) 1
Wieand, C. S. (Charles Samuel), Rev., 1848-1919 (Father of Helen Wieand Cole) 1
Wieand, Irma C. (Sister of Helen Wieand Cole) 1
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