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Union Co-Operative School papers

Identifier: SC 01813

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Content Description

A series of two letters and two pamphlets regarding the policies and curriculum of the Union Co-Operative School in Bedford city, Virginia. Correspondence is addressed to Mr. R.A. Bradley of Hammett, Virginia from the Union Co-Operative School and includes information on tuition and boarding costs as well as the structure of the curriculum. The two pamphlets outline the school's policies and initiatives as well as the courses offered within the program for prospective students.


  • Creation: 1901

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Biographical / Historical

The Union Co-Operative School was a co-educational institution aimed at preparing men and women to purusue a teaching career. The school offered a combination of arts and science courses over a twelve-week program, and provided students with room and board during their studies.


0.1 Linear Feet (1 legal size folder )




The Union Co-Operative School papers are arragned into one series: I. Union Co-Operative School letters and pamphlets.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Union Co-Operative School papers were donated by Barranger & Company Inc.

Guide to the Union Co-Operative School papers
William & Mary Special Collections Research Center Staff
2023 January
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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository