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Letter dated December 22, 1852 from Ipswitch Female Seminary student

 Item
Identifier: smc-383
Content Description Letter from "Vinnie" to a cousin relating news about schooling under Eunice Caldwell Cowles at Ipswitch Female Seminary.
Dates: December 22, 1852

Lisa Floyd-Hanna Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-327
Dates: Majority of material found within 1987-1988

Lucy A. Morse Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-011
Abstract This collection was donated by Lucy A. Morse in 1942 in memory of her mother, Lydia Brownell Smith Morse class of 1850. The collection has a large number of shoes from all over the world including China, Malta, Argentina, France, and the US among others. The collection also includes general information about shoes as well as a photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Thumb. A pair of Mrs. Tom Thumb's shoes, bought at auction after her death, is part of the shoe collection. This collection also includes...
Dates: 1770-2004; 1800-1900

Lucy Larcom Collection

 Collection
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 Folger Fowler M.D. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-003
Scope and Contents

Lydia Folger Fowler's papers include: several biographies written about Lydia; a letter (original and transcription) to Mrs. Wheaton from Lydia’s sister, M. F. Allen, concerning the donation of “In Memoriam” card (1879); correspondence between John T. Miller and the College Librarian about Lydia (1939-1940); and a copy of The Daisy: a Journal of Pure Literature, which features a portrait of, and an article/obituary on, Lydia.

Dates: 1838-2005; 1879 - 1939

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

Mabel H. Perry W1896 Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC-040
Scope and Contents A collection of notebooks belonging to Mabel H. Perry, Wheaton Female Seminary Class of 1896, comprising her studies on campus. Student notebooks on a wide variety of topics, including Botany, Arithmetic, Art History, Birds & Birdsongs, Chemistry, Drawing, English Composition & Literature, History of Civilization, Latin Prose Composition, Mental Science, Physics, Senior Literature, and Senior Middle Literature. 19 vols.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1892 - 1896

Martha Sawyer Holmes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-280
Overview The collection includes materials collected by Martha Sawyer Holmers. The collection includes letters and reports on Wheaton Seminary. The main focus of the collection is Martha Sawyer Holmes' time at Wheaton as the principal from 1842-1846.The collection spans the years of 1839-1946.
Dates: 1839-1846

Mary A. James Papers

 Series
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 Ann Ashbridge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-077
Scope and Content This collection consists of a diary that chronicles the work of a young woman named Mary Ann Ashbridge during the annual cycle of running a household and dairy farm in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Having a chance to sit down, even for a few moments, was so rare that Mary Ann noted it in her diary. She was one of a number of young women and girls at home, and their activities are also described. Members of the household travel to Chester and West Chester, Pennsylvania as well as Wilmington,...
Dates: 1871

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Samuel Valentine Cole, Rev. Dr., 1851-1925 (Wheaton President, 1897-1925) 4
John Edgar Park, 1879-1956 (Wheaton President, 1926-1944) 3
Wheaton Female Seminary (Norton, MA) 3
Wheaton Seminary (Norton, MA) 3
Wheaton, Eliza Baylies Chapin, 1809-1905 (Founder of Wheaton Female Seminary) 3
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Amen, Elisabeth Wheeler (Wheaton Prof. of Psych.& Educ., Founding Dir. of Nursery School) 2
Charles Apfelbaum: Rare Manuscripts and Archives (1934-2010) 2
John Greenleaf Whittier, 1807-1892 (American poet & abolitionist) 2
Laban Wheaton, Judge, 1754-1846 (Founder of Wheaton Female Seminary) 2
Mary Lyon, 1797-1849 (American women's educator) 2
Mount Holyoke College 2
Myrna S. Pearson, 1936- (Wheaton College Professor of Chemistry) 2
Norton. (Mass) 2
Park, William E., 1909-1987 (Pres. of Simmons College) 2
Samuel Austin Chapin, 1811-1890 (Wheaton Trustee, 1890) 2
Abbott, Eleanor Kendall (Class of 1925) 1
Aldrich, Annie Florence Freeman (Attended Wheaton 1871-1876) 1
Alexander, Ernest C. 1
Alexander, Ethna F. 1
Alonso Guerra y Sandoval, Don Juan, Principal King Chronicler of Arms of Spain (Caballero of the order of Santiago) 1
Andersen, Holger C. (Scientist) 1
Arey, Frances M. (Student researcher) 1
Austin, Holcombe M., 1906-2003 (Wheaton Prof. of Philosophy 1941-72) 1
Ballou, Ellen Bartlett (Wheaton Asst. Prof. English & Drama) 1
Barnard College 1
Bengtson, Joan Marie, M.D. (Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Class of 1977) 1
Between the Covers Rare Books 1
Blackman Company (Advertising company) 1
Boston (Mass.) 1
Boudreau, Sharon Martin (Sharon Martin) (Class of 1975, Chemistry Instructor) 1
Briggs, Walter A., Judge (Attleboro, MA, judge) 1
Bullard, Irving 1
Cabot, Emeline W. Richards (Attended Wheaton 1851-1853) 1
Campbell, Eleanor 1
Carr, Emma P. (Emma Perry), 1880-1972 (Scientist) 1
Chaminade Music Club (Attleboro, MA) 1
Chinese 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
Connecticut College 1
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933. (Governor of MA, President of the United States) 1
Cori, Gerty Theresa Radnitz (Biochemist) 1
Cowles, Eunice Caldwell, 1811-1903 (1st Wheaton Principal, 1835-1837) 1
Cunliff, Emma F. (Class of 1868) 1
Curtis, Azubah Gay Capen (Class of 1868) 1
Dahlen, Alice Washburn 1
David, Maralyn E. K., Dr. (Maralyn E. Kaufman) (Class of 1972) 1
Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887 (American author and activist) 1
Dudek, G. 1
Dyer, Helen M., 1895-1998 (Biochemist) 1
Elisabeth Amen Nursery School. Wheaton College (Norton, MA) 1
Emerson, Alice Frey "Tish" (Wheaton President, 1975-91) 1
Emerson, Gladys Andersen (Historian; Biochemist; Nutritionist) 1
Escot, Pozzi Olga, 1933- (Wheaton Prof. of Music) 1
Fenstemacher, Beryl Proctor (Class of 1926) 1
Fenstemacher, William "Bill" 1
Fincke, Graeme (Student researcher) 1
Floyd-Hanna, Mary E. "Lisa" (Wheaton Prof. of Biology 1981-1989) 1
Fuzhou Shi (Fujian Sheng, China) 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 (American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer) 1
Goldstein, Darlene J., Dr. (Class of 1967) 1
Gonthier, Giovinella, Ambassador (Class of 1972) 1
Grady, John M. (Wheaton Prof. of Sociology, Emeritus) 1
Greece 1
Hansen, Cindy L., M.D. (Class of 1980) 1
Hartwell, C. (Charles), Rev., 1825-1905 1
Hartwell, Emily Susan, 1859-1951 (Class of 1883, A.M. 1922; Missionary in China) 1
Herschbach, Georgene L. Botyos (Class of 1961) 1
Highland House. Highland (NC) 1
Highlands, NC 1
Hodgkin, Dorothy (Dorothy Mary Crowfoot), 1910-1994 (Scientist) 1
Hong Kong (China) 1
Hoobler, Icie Gertrude Mary (Biochemist) 1
Hunt, Mary S. Q. (Mary S. Quinby) (Class of 1967) 1
Italy 1
Jacob F. Sheek, M.D., Dr. (Partner) 1
Jane L. Prouty (Attended Wheaton 1865-1867) 1
Janet Perkins 1
Jarius P. Moore 1
Jeanes, Allene Rosalind, 1906-1995 (Chemical researcher) 1
Jennings, Bojan Hamlin, 1920-2015 (Wheaton Prof. of Chemistry, Emerita) 1
Jenny P. Glusker (Scientist, b. 1931) 1
Jessie Leland Hunt Foster (Class of 1899) 1
John K. Miller, Dr. 1
John W. Haines 1
Karle, Isabella Helen Lugoski (Scientist) 1
Katharine Burr Blodgett (Physicist, 1898-1979) 1
Katherine "Kate" Pickens Upson Clark (Class of 1869, Hon. LD 1919, Trustee) 1
Kempton, Anna B. (Attended Wheaton 1842-1844) 1
Kenworthy, Walter 1
Kilham, Annie (Wheaton Seminary class of 1870; Wheaton instructor 1871-1875, 1885-1886; Wheaton Board of Trustees 1908-1927.) 1
Kilham, Eleanor B. (Wheaton Seminary Class of 1876) 1
Kimball, Frederick M. 1
Kistiakowsky, George B. (George Bogdan), 1900-1982 (Scientist) 1
Kovensky, Barbara J. J., Dr. (Barbara Jane Jensky) (Class of 1967; President Experchem Labs) 1
Laban Morey Wheaton, 1796-1865 (Founder of Wheaton Female Seminary) 1
Langmuir, Irving (Scientist) 1
Lawson, Charles L. , Col. (Transcribed Sarah Jarvis letters) 1
Lenore Sportsman Miller, Dr., 1908-2004 1
Leonard A. Kronkhite 1
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