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- The collection contains printed programs, receipts, speeches, and manuscript letters depicting women's schools and colleges. The Pennsylvania schools include Darlington Seminary, West Chester (theater program, 1907); Miss Baldwin's School, Bryn Mawr (class day program, 1903; commencement program, 1905); Young Ladies Seminary, Bethlehem (newspaper engraving of "Bishopthorpe"); Bryn Mawr College (Enameline college colors paper dolls ad, 1880); Greencastle Female Seminary, Franklin County (summer session classes, 1853); Penn State College (Pottstown Club dance card, 1921)., For Hood College, Frederick Maryland, there are 21 items belonging to sisters Verna Faust, 1913-1915, and Ruth Faust, 1918: room tickets; lecture, concerts, and recital tickets and programs; account receipts; commencement programs; student handbook; and report card., Ohio schools are represented by Springfield Female College (commencement program, 1868 and 1869) and Oberlin College (Ladies Dept. commencement program, 1866). There are ten receipts for repair and teaching at the schools in the town of Newburyport, Mass., 1791-1823. In New York, items from Vassar College (Oxford debate, 1923; Enameline college colors dolls ad, 1880; Vassar College Athletic Association field day programs, 1915 and 1917); Watkins Academy (commencement invitation, 1886); and Evening School School for Women, New York City (envelope)., Southern schools are Lemoyne Normal School, Memphis, Tenn. (commencement, 1897); Brownsville (Tenn.) Female College (tuition receipt, 1859); Greenville (N.C.) Female College (reception, 1881); Virginia Female Institute, Staunton (envelope); Cooperative Female School, Bedford, Va. (blotter ad); Stonewall Jackson Institute, Abingdon, Va. (postcard); tuition receipts from Alabama schools: Judson Female Institute, 1867-1868, East Alabama Female College, 1862-1863, Auburn Female College, 1860, Tuskegee Female College [Huntingdon College], 1859., Also, letter from Miss Lake V. Sullivan, principal, Synodical Female Institute, Talladega, Ala., 1889, and letter from James Atkins, president, Asheville (N.C.) Female College, 1896., Miscellaneous schools include Indianapolis Female Seminary (commencement program, 1882; dance cards, 1888; theater program, 1914); Tracy Female Institute (reunion card, 1866); Young Ladies Seminary, Portland (attendance card, 1872); Decatur Musical College (recital program, 1889); Clinton Liberal Institute (reception card, 1868); Maplewood Music Seminary (graduation invitation, 1868); Robinson Female Seminary (commencement, 1870)., and Also includes three printed speeches: Mary E. Beedy, The Joint education of young men and women in the American schools and colleges (London: Sunday Lecture Society, 1873); A Valedictory address written by Miss Ella Pollock of Baltimore...Archer Female Academy (Baltimore: John D. Toy, 1855); and Valedictory written and delivered by Miss Matilda Crummer...Eastern Female High School... (Baltimore: James Lucas & Son, 1854).
- In the Alice Marshall Collection, Library, Penn State Harrisburg, 351 Olmsted Drive, Middletown, Pa. 17057-4850 (#AKM 91/10).
- Source of Acquisition:
- Harrisburg copy: Gift and purchase of Alice Marshall; 1991.
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