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Delia Radcliffe Kipp


Other Name:
Delia Radcliffe
Gender:
Female
Born:
November 15, 1815
Died:
1847
Home Town:
Buffalo, NY
Marriage(s):
Thomas Kipp (August 24, 1837)
Biographical Notes:
Delia Radcliffe Kipp, daughter of Jerry and Arianda Webster Radcliffe, was born November 15, 1815. Delia was one of five children to attended the Litchfield Female Academy, and she began her three years of study in 1829. On August 24, 1837 she married Thomas Kipp of Buffalo, New York. During their marriage the couple had four children. Delia passed away a decade later.

Education
Years at LFA:
1829-1831


Related Objects and Documents
In the Ledger:
help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
CITATION OF ATTENDANCE:
1829 Litchfield Female Academy Summer Session Catalogue (Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes. Chronicles of A Pioneer School From 1792 to 1833. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1903).

"Catalogue of the Litchfield Academy ... 1830" (Litchfield Historical Society - Litchfield Female Academy collection).

1831 Litchfield Female Academy Summer Session Catalogue (Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes. Chronicles of A Pioneer School From 1792 to 1833. Cambridge, MA: The University Press, 1903).

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