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Mary Lyon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-002
Abstract The Mary Lyon papers focuses on Mary Lyon's correspondence and memory. The papers contain numerous speeches and articles about Mary Lyon's lasting influence on education and her role in the creation of Wheaton College and Mount Holoyoke College. The materials span the years 1834 to 2003. Materials include letters, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1834-2003

Wheaton Family Collection

 Collection
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