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Wheaton Female Seminary (Norton, Mass.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Ann K. Kittredge Papers

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 22
Identifier: SMC-010
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...
Dates: 1854

Anne F. Freeman Aldrich Reports

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-020
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...
Dates: 1872-1876

Azubah Capen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-018
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...
Dates: 1864-1868

Catherine Pickens Upson (Mrs. Edward P.) Clark Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-019
Scope and Contents

Kate Upson Clark papers include: a composition by Kate entitled “Seniors Farewell to the Seminary Belles,” 1869, an article from The Ladies’ Home Journal (1890) written by Kate entitled “Admiring the Right Things,” a transcribed letter to Dr. Cole concerning a gift of $1, 000 to the Organ Fund, a poem "Prologue," as well as several biographies.

Dates: 1869-1892, 1979

Cole and Wieand Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-004
Abstract The Cole and Wieand families papers focus on Samuel Valentine Cole and Helen Wieand Cole, their interactions with Wheaton College, and their academic/writing pursuits. The papers also contain supplementary information about Samuel's brother, William Isaac Cole, and Helen's sister, Irma C. Wieand. The documents in the series span the years 1878 to 1975 with the bulk dates between 1897-1925, Samuel Valentine Cole's term as president. These papers include letters, publications, manuscripts, wills,...
Dates: 1878-1975; 1897-1925

Elizabeth Barstow Stoddard Biographical Information

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-005
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.
Dates: 1949-1966

Emeline W. Richards Writings

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-011
Scope and Contents The collection includes compositions written by Emeline W. Richards while at Wheaton Seminary. The collection spans the years 1852-53.
Dates: 1852-1853

Harriet E. Paine Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SMC-015
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

Jane L. and Elizabeth J. Prouty Papers

 Collection — Box 2, Folder: 14
Identifier: SMC-017
Scope and Content This collection contains semi-monthly reports for Jane (Jennie) L. Pronty for the subjects French and Arithmetic. It includes two monthly reports one of Jane Pronty and one of Elizabeth J. Pronty's order of room, order of wardrobe, care of health, promptness, accuracy in accounts, and deportment from Dec. 8 to Jan. 12, 1866. Correspondence between Jane (Jennie) L. Pronty and her sister Mary Pronty through the years of 1865 and 1866 are part of this collection.
Dates: 1865-1867

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