Education of women -- History
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection of American Association of University Women Materials
This collection includes Correspondence,Minutes, Branch Newsletters, Programs and Clippings. The bulk of the collection consists of Reports, Program Books, and Lectures/Workshops. The collection also contains 5 books of clippings about AAUW Events.
Collection of Louise Helen Coburn Materials
The collection contains materials by and about Louise Helen Coburn, including correspondence regarding the coeducation debate at Colby College, and original poetry written by Coburn.
Collection of Mary Low Carver Materials
The Low Collection contains various materials gathered about Mary Low Carver, the first woman to graduate from Colby College in 1875. Low was active in protesting the formation of a separate women's division at Colby in the 1890's.
Collection of Minerva Eliza Leland Materials
This collection includes correspondence,coursework, biographical information and account books of Minerva E. Leland. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Leland to various correspondents btween 1867 and 1905. The collection also contains materials belonging to friends and relatives of Leland, such as letters and account books.
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