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Sarah A. Ballard Journal

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Identifier: SC 01603
Scope and Contents This journal begins in Hartford, CT when Sarah Ballard begins her training to become a teacher. She writes almost exclusively about visiting local schools and of lectures she hears related to the teaching profession. Much of the first portion of her journal is dedicated to understanding different teaching philosophies. She details her approaches to teaching arithmetic, spelling, singing, and grammar. She also addressing religion and attending church services. Ballard gives some description of...

Bertie M. Woodyard Diaries

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Identifier: SC 00778
Scope and Contents Diary of a 23 year old piano teacher and player from the Alleghany, Maryland area. Bertie Woodyard mentions playing piano in a movie theater and working in a store, her fiance, and every day chores and occurrences.

Bucktrout-Braithwaite Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 B85
Scope and Contents Chiefly business correspondence and receipts, 1890-1920, of members of the Bucktrout and Braithwaite families of Williamsburg, Va. Among the correspondents are Hypolite Repiton, R. W. Bucktrout, D. Braithwaite, Richard M. Bucktrout and James Braithwaite. Descriptions of selected accessions: Acc. 1995.25: Bucktrout-Braithwaite Papers including copy of "Family Sites and the Restoration of Williamsburg" and an account of Christmas wedding of Delia Bucktrout to William...

Diary (Chautauqua, N.Y.)

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Identifier: SC 00863
Scope and Contents The writer appears to be a female teacher at the Hamilton Avenue School in Warwick, New York. She is associated with the Reform Church. Highlights from the diary follow. Diary begins on June 15, 1930 when the writer describes her trip to Greenwood Lake with an eighth grade class and her country automobile ride with friends.  They drive past New Milford and Hamburg to Wheatsworth Cereal Company and the Old Edison Mines.  Writer calls it “good time book.” She visits Utica,...

Helen Drumm Diary

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Identifier: SC 00939
Scope and Contents Diary, 127 pp., 1927, 1928, 1934 of Helen Drumm, a teacher of Tacoma and Republic, Washington (State). Helen Drumm records her 1927 and 1934 trips to California describing some places and structures in great detail. Her entries also cover the year 1928 when she moved to Republic, WA to take on a new teaching position. For the 1934 trip her entries include writings of are of a more religious nature. For a more detailed description and some excerpts, provided by the...

Judith Ewell Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.076
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two boxes of material created and collected by Judith Ewell, a professor of History at the College of William and Mary between 1971 and 2004. It includes papers Ewell wrote in college and graduate school; conference papers and programs; teaching materials from her year as a Fulbright Lecturer in Venezuela; correspondence about her publications; and contracts and other administrative material regarding her appointments at William and Mary.

Margaret Newbold Thorpe's "Life in Virginia by a Yankee Teacher" and "Life in North Carolina"

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Identifier: SC 01457
Scope and Contents Photostatic copy of "Life in Virginia by a Yankee Teacher", an account by a missionary school teacher, Margaret Newbold Thorpe, who taught black students at Fort Magruder and in Williamsburg, Virginia from 1866-1867. Photostatic copy of "Life in North Carolina," September 1869-1870, an account written by Margaret Newbold Thorpe Stokes about Warrenton, North Carolina. The accounts were apparently written in 1881 and 1907.The photostatic copies were likely made in 1951, when gifted to...

Elizabeth Nunn Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1991.51 and 2000.33
Scope and Contents Papers of Elizabeth Nunn, an elementary school teacher in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Parker Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1989.20
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers related to the Parker family, notably Miss Lena Parker and Bessie Parker of Cumberland County, Virginia. The bulk of the letters are from Harry Leach and Edward Embly, both living in Washington, D.C., which contain descriptions of everyday life. Other letters are from friends, family, the State Teachers College, schools where Lena Parker taught, and from children she had taught. The collection also includes photographs, greeting cards, and genealogical material...

Ryland Institute Collection

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Identifier: SC 00141
Content Description Collection of certificates, announcements, a program of instruction, graduating exercises programs, a 1895- 1896 catalog, and two photographs of the Ryland Institute in Berkley, Virginia. The catalog was printed in 1895 by Fenn and Owen, Printers and Binders, Petersburg, Va. It lists the instructors of all departments, board of trustee members, and students for the session of 1894- 1895 along with their areas of education. It also lists all of the graduate from the years previous to...