Columbia University
Pavlovskai︠a︡'s manuscripts include brief memoirs about the Uchilishche ordena sv. Ekateriny (Institute of the Order of St. Catherine), a girls' school in Moscow, and also on Turkestan and on train travel in Russia at the start of the 20th century. The photographs are of the Institute
Harvard University - Schlesinger Library
Diaries by Betsy Estey Talbot Capen cover the years 1838-1884, and include explanatory notes by Reynolds; also biography of Bessie T. Capen, educator, by her nieces, 1933. Bessie T. Capen was a step-daughter of Betsy Estey Talbot Capen
Harvard University - Schlesinger Library
Three picture postcards of women's schools: Female College (Gerrnville, S.C.), Normal School (Fitchburg, Mass.), and Wesleyan Female College (Macon, Ga.).
Harvard University - Schlesinger Library
Excerpts from letters and articles, 1912-1940
West Virginia University - West Virginia and Regional History Center
Two scrapbooks, photographic portraits, and loose photographs kept by Caro Louise Buffington of Huntington, West Virginia. The Buffingtons were a prominent family in the history of Huntington. One scrapbook contains photographs and the other contains paper records, dating from 1913-1918. The photo scrapbook (7 in. x 9 in. x 2 in., 90 pages) contains snapshots dating from 1913-1917; locations of image content include Huntington, Parkersburg, and Charleston (Lick Branch Swimming Hole), West Virginia; and Athens, Atlanta, and Tallulah Falls, Georgia. Photograph subjects include friends (many identified), social and recreational events, automobiles, train stations or depots, and street scenes. Many photographs record friends and events in connection with the Lucy Cobb Institute (of Athens, Georgia), a prestigious women's secondary school which Caro attended (including photos of two students costumed for a Cobb Institute dress ball as Mary Pickford and Charlie Chaplin, movie stars of the ... Read More
Ohio History Connection
Letters, Aug. 16, 1860, and Nov. 4, 1861, from Hattie S. McFadden, Taylorsville, O., relative to attending and teaching school
Senator John Heinz History Center
The Pittsburgh Female College records include documentation of many activities sponsored by or otherwise connected to the institution. These records include programs and tickets for musical performances and essay contests as well as a commencement program. Additional documents, such as the 1869-1870 annual college catalogue and an 1870 academic progress report for Emma Porterfield, reflect the educational mission of the institution. Finally, the inclusion of a written account of the graduation exercises of the Pennsylvania Female College, a related institution, supplements the Pittsburgh Female College records and allows the collection to more broadly reflect the nature of higher education for women in Pittsburgh in the second half of the nineteenth century
Cornell University Libraries
Helen Magill completed her Ph.D. in Greek in 1877 at Boston University. She served as principal of the Howard Collegiate Institute, a girls' school in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts; taught briefly at Evelyn College, a short-lived women's annex to Princeton University; and taught physical geography at Brooklyn High School. In September 1887, while presenting a paper at the annual meeting of the American Social Science Association, she met Andrew Dickson White, a friend of her father, Edward Hicks Magill, then president of Swarthmore College. This meeting was the beginning of a friendship which led to marriage in 1890. She administered their household and traveled with White to Russia and Germany. After White's death in 1918, she lived abroad and in Ithaca, New York, and then retired to Kittery Point, Maine, where she died in 1944
South Carolina Historical Society
Letter to his daughter Sarah in Paris (France) discusses family affairs, Sarah's proficiency in languages (French and English), her performance in a play, and other topics


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