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Women's education

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Collection
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

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

Sarah A. Jarvis Correspondence

 Collection
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

Smithsonian, 1978-01 - 1978-05

 File — Box 4, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents From the Series: Dr. Jennings was passionate about giving due diligence to the women scientists who made significant contributions to their field. She was disappointed in how little literature there was about women scientists, a fact that became obvious to her over the years as she received reports on the same few women from her students every year after assigning them a research paper on significant women scientists. Determined to provide her students with a better understanding of their field and the...
Dates: 1978-01 - 1978-05

Susan Hayes Ward Papers

 Collection
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

 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