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Title:
Rankin, Laura Maria Wolcott
Date:
1825
Description:
Transcription of journal kept during Laura Maria Wolcott Rankin's first term at the Litchfield Female Academy providing details of the curriculum and gossip about other students and teachers; musings on female friendships; reports of births, deaths and marriages; discussion of various leisure activities and rituals including riding, teas, balls and serenades; summaries of and comments on sermons of Lyman Beecher and others; mention of her brother Charles Wolcott's Lancasterian education; examples of ethnic stereotypes; and detailed reports of classroom activities.
Phys. Desc:
Small paper-bound journal in fragile condition
ID:
1993-21-0
Repository:
Litchfield Historical Society
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Publisher:
unpublished


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