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A-78

Leland, Minerva E., 1859-1926. Papers of Minerva E. Leland, 1862-1926: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: A-78
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Minerva E. Leland, 1859-1926
Title: Papers of Minerva E. Leland, 1862-1926
Date(s): 1862-1926
Quantity: 1.67 linear feet (4 file boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, articles, photographs, etc., of Minerva Leland, teacher.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 30
Gift of Mr. Waldo Leland, 1862 Midwood Place, N.W. Apt.404, Washington 6, D.C. Received October 1959.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Minerva E. Leland as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Minerva E. Leland Papers, 1862-1926; item description, dates. A-78, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

From 1900, Minerva E. Leland was a teacher of mathematics in the Newton High School, Newton, Massachusetts. Leland also taught at Scituate, Massachusetts, and Springfield, Vermont, and was an 1882 graduate of Colby College.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Over 1000 letters to Minerva E. Leland from her family, school and Colby College friends, and others, 1862-1901, describing home and family life, life at Colby, Wellesley and Smith Colleges, experiences in the teaching fields for both men and women, and the influence of a fine teacher on her students.

CONTAINER LIST

Correspondents: Family

Correspondents: General

With whom there is any body of correspondence.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Family records
Mathematics teachers
Schools--Massachusetts--Newton
Teaching
Women teachers
Colby College--Students
Smith College--Students
Wellesley College--Students

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