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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Album of verse and quotations

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0158

This commonplace volume of verse and quotations was likely created by Rebecca Bailey while at school in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, in 1852. While most of the material was copied from popular hymns, poetry, and other literature, Bailey may have written some of the poetry.

Dates: 1852

David T. Marvel family correspondence

Identifier: MSS 0139

The sixty-five letters in the David T. Marvel Family Correspondence span the dates 1876–1905. In addition to letters from David Marvel to his wife Mary and his daughter Ann, the collection includes letters from Mrs. Rhoda B. Rondebush to Mrs. Marvel, several letters from different individuals to Judge E. Wootten (Marvel’s father-in-law), and a letter from Thomas F. Bayard to David Marvel.

Dates: 1876-1905

Rowell family papers

Identifier: MSS 0511

The Rowell family papers, spanning the years 1846 to 1894 (bulk dates 1849 - 1853), preserves the letters exchanged by a Quaker family of Loudon, New Hampshire, recording their responses to significant social and political issues of the period leading up to the national crisis over slavery and states’ rights.

Dates: 1846-1894

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

Journal Vol. I S.E.W.

Identifier: MSS 0097-Item 0079

This journal contains autograph entries documenting the life and education of Massachusetts resident Samuel Edward Warren from the years 1846-1849.

Dates: 1846 September 6-1849 March 20