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Looking Back: The Wheatons and the Founding of Wheaton Female Seminary

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Resources

The following sources provided the information presented in the exhibit.

Bentley, William. "The Diary of William Bentley." Salem: 1905-1914. Vol. 3, page 364.

Clark, G.F. (1859). A History of the Town of Norton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, From 1669 to 1859. Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company.

Ellis, Francis. "Rare Mary Lyon Letters Found: Are in Day House; Founder of Mt. Holyoke College Frequently Visited in Old Norwood." Norwood Messenger, 2 April 1938. Wheaton College Archives.

Helmreich, P.C. (2002). Wheaton College 1834-1957: A Massachusetts Family Affair. New York: Cornwall Books.

Larcom, L. (1885). "Wheaton Seminary: A Semi-Centennial Sketch." Cambridge.

Paine, Harriet E. (1907). The Life of Eliza Baylies Wheaton: A Chapter in the History of the Higher Education of Women. Cambridge: Riverside Press.

Wheaton College Archives (hereafter WCA): Wheaton Family Correspondence (185C.3): Letters to E.B. Wheaton 1848-1878: Trustees to E.B. Wheaton, 22 March 1870.

WCA: Founders: Manuscript by M. Moniot: "The Founders of Wheaton Seminary." 1979.

WCA: Founders: Manuscript by J. Copeland. Not dated.

WCA: Founders, Mary Lyon (2 of 2). 1389: Lyon, Mary Correspondence: "Teaching". Not dated.

WCA: Wheaton Family Coll.: Manuscript by E. B. Wheaton: "Incidents in the life, and a brief act. of the death of Hon. Laban Wheaton."

WCA: Wheaton Family Correspondence (185C.3): Letters to E.B. Wheaton 1879-1890:  M.C.B. Chase, C.M. Pike, F.V. Emerson, & E.A. Norcross to E.B. Wheaton, 27 September 1879.

WCA: Wheaton Family Correspondence. 089: Laban Morey Wheaton: Correspondence, etc.: L.M. Wheaton to T. Eddy, 18 April 1835.

WCA: Wheaton Family Correspondence. 089: Laban Morey Wheaton: Correspondence, etc.: maxims written by L.M. Wheaton. Not dated.

WCA: Wheaton Family Memorabilia. 089: M.C. Smith: Note about silk floss. Not dated.

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