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Mt. Holyoke College was originally "Mt. Holyoke Female Seminary", with the primary goal of educating young women to be teachers. This newspaper article describes the setup of the school year, the course of study, and the tuition.


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Mount Holyoke Female Seminary article from Hampshire Gazette newspaper

publisher   Hampshire Gazette
date   Aug 10, 1837
location   Northampton, Massachusetts
width   1.75"
height   10.25"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Periodicals/Newspaper
accession #   #L11.002

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Mary Lyon House, Buckland, Mass.

"Mount Holyoke" sonnet on the death of Mary Lyon

"Buckland Female School" ad from the Greenfield Gazette and Franklin Herald newspaper

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