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Sarah A. Ballard Journal

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...

Bertie M. Woodyard Diaries

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.

Albert P. Bourland Letter

Identifier: SC 00195
Scope and Contents

Letter to Sam from Albert P. Bourland, professor at Southwestern Baptist University in Jackson, Tennessee, about the University, the classes and activities offered, the classes he is teaching, his personal studies, his teaching philosophy and his hope for the future of man. Mentions rumour that he'd said negative things about Sam's friend, Annie.  January 18, 1885.

Milton G. Brubaker Diary

Identifier: SC 00822
Scope and Contents Diary of Milton G. Brubaker (b. 1875) for the year 1902. At the time the diary was written, 1902, Brubaker was a Mennonite school teacher in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.Brubaker begins every daily entry with a verse ("Time is the mighty leveler of all things" or "To do is better than to dream of air castles") and finishes each entry with the word "Now!"He writes about school, social activities, occurrences in the community, his courtship with Mary D. Huber and...

Bucktrout-Braithwaite Papers

Identifier: 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...

Robert Paul Carlson Collection

Identifier: UA 5.106
Scope and Contents This collection contains news clippings, correspondence, and photographs about Robert Paul Carlson from 1953-2007. Carlson was a member of the William and Mary class of 1966. The bulk of the material is made up of news clippings about Carlson's involvement with preserving the history of Maine Township in Park Ridge, Illinois, where he taught Social Studies for 50 years. Also included in the papers are two DVDs, including one from a 2007 message by New York Senator Hillary Clinton about...

Colored Peoples Sabbath School Reports

Identifier: SC 00707
Scope and Contents

Two reports, circa 1850, totaling 3 pages and written by H. G. Day and James Ford of the Colored Peoples Sabbath School, Hudson, New York. Includes the details of the reoganization of this school in an attempt to excite more interest in it. Also includes some history of the school.

Diary (Chautauqua, New York)

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...

Diary (West Union, PA)

Identifier: SC 00904
Scope and Contents

Diary describes the life of a schoolteacher in West Union, Pa., in 1881.  There are entries for almost every day of the year and the diary also includes records of expenditures. For more detailed description provided by the seller, click on the Finding Aid link below.

Helen Drumm Diary

Identifier: SC 00939
Scope and Contents

Diary, 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, Washington to take on a new teaching position.

For the 1934 trip her entries include writings of are of a more religious nature.

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