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Women--Education--United States--History--19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Ethel G. Carothers diary

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0121

American student Ethel G. Carothers wrote this diary while she was studying music and German in Dresden, Germany, between March 1895 and January 1897.

Dates: 1895 March 17-1897 January 1

F. D. Edgerton medical journal

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0025

This medical journal was kept by Dr. Francis Daniels Edgerton for the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls and documents his diagnosis and treatment of the students' medical conditions from 1875 to 1883.

Dates: 1875-1883

Sarah R. Latimer account-keeping exercise book

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0150

Sarah R. Latimer, a resident of Wilmington, Delaware, completed this account-keeping exercise circa 1808-1809. The exercise includes a sample daybook and ledgers.

Dates: approximately 1808-1809

Meeting minutes of the education committee of the Trustees of the New Castle Common

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0093

This manuscript volume contains the meeting minutes for the New Castle Common Trustees’ education committee from 1851-1853 and 1868-1875. The minutes focus on the establishment and maintenance of the New Castle Institute.

Dates: 1851-1853, 1868-1875

Swan family journal

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0072

This manuscript volume is a family journal kept by George Washington Jonson and members of the Swan family of Easton, Massachusetts, between September 1838 and January 1839. Also included are nine letters from Louisa Sophia Johnson Swan, Jr., to Jonson, her uncle.

Dates: 1838-1840, 1842-1843, 1856-1857; Majority of material found within 1838-1840

Jennie Wilds and Caddie Lynch autograph albums and daguerreotypes

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSS 0423

The Jennie Wilds and Caddie Lynch autograph albums and daguerreotypes, 1856-1862, consist of two autograph albums and two daguerreotypes of Jennie and Lydia Wilds, who were sisters and lived in Kent County, Delaware. The autograph albums represent the popular nineteenth-century custom of keeping friendship albums, and the photographs provide portraits of the young schoolgirls who typically engaged in this activity.

Dates: 1856-1862