Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 16 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
Collection — Box 1, Folder: 22
Scope and Content The collection includes the following items: 1. Letter to "Nellie", signed "Katie", from her "Prairie home", 21 Feb. 1852. 2. Compositions, all dated 1854: Chronicles 19:1; "A Chapter of Chronicles"; "Stray Leaf fr. a Teachers Diary!"; "Love is not always clothed in light!"; and "Would you be a Genius?" 3. Constitution of F.A.F., a society "for the...
Scope and Contents Anne F. Freeman Aldrich reports contain semi-monthly reports for the subjects of arithmetic, physical geography, ancient history, grammar, National history, algebra, history, English literature, botany, geometry, chemistry and geology 1874-1876. The monthly reports dated 1872 and 1873 include scores on order of room, order of wardrobe, care of health, promptness, accuracy in accounts, deportment, spelling, and music. Another part of Anne F. Freeman reports is her Fall Term 1874...
Scope and Contents Azubah Capen papers contain semi-monthly reports for the subjects of Arithmetic and Physiology and a monthly report from January 12 to February 12 1865. A receipt of payment is uncluded for the incidental, library, and pew tax as well as board, fuel, and light totaling $68.75. Four letters of correspondence sent to Mr. Henry Capen, Azubah Capen's father, are part of her papers with dates ranging from 1865-1868. The final part of this collection of papers is a composition by Azubah G. Capen...
Scope and Contents The collection contains an introduction to the writings of Elizabeth B. Stoddard from 1949-1966 and a typescript biography of Elizabeth written by Robert Cantwell of Sherman, CT. Mr. Cantwell made corrections in ink on the typescript.
Abstract Harriet E. Paine's Papers includes published and unpublished manuscripts focusing on classical works and abolition. Paine's collection also has correspondence to William Lord regarding the Civil War, Samuel Austin Chapin (brother of Eliza Baylies Wheaton), and Wheaton College President Dr. Samuel V. Cole concerning Wheaton Seminary's War efforts circa 1915.
Dates: 1861-1915; 1905 - 1915
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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.
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...
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...