[Amherest , Mass: 1874]. Melvil Dewey was the Class of 1874. Read More about Amherst College. Class of 1874
Providence, R.I: [Providence press company, printers], 1867. First edition, one of 300 copies. Guild (1822-1899) was a graduate of Brown University, and became Librarian from 1848 to 1893, as a writer and historian. Read More about History of Brown University, with Illustrative Documents
Provience: Nathaniel Heaton, 1803. First edition. Read More about An Address, Delivered to the Graduates of Rhode-Island College, at the Public Commencement,...
Southern Pines, North Carolina: 21 November 1958. Responding to Hartley's letter asking about some biographical details and also about the importance of her education to her writing. She writes “First, I never had ahigh-school education just an old fashioned private school. College experience is not necessary for the writer of..... Read More about Autograph letter signed “Katharine N. Burt”
Montreal: Publié pour A. Bowman à L'Imprimerie de lane et Bowman, No. 7, Rue St. Francois Xavier, 1816. Imprimées sur la Quatrème édition d'Avignon revue et corrigée. Read More about Instructions Chretiennes pour les Jeunes Gens; Utiles à Toutes Sortes de Personnes; melées de...
Charter-House: 6 May 1794. With the seal. To Dundas telling him of his appointment as a governor of the Charterhouse in the place of the late Earl Camden [Charles Pratt]. Read More about Manuscript letter written in the third person to Mr. Dundas, with Archbishop's seal affixed
London: Baldwin, Craddick & Joy, 1818. First edition. An account of all the grammar schools in England and Wales. Read More about A Concise Description of the Endowed Grammar Schools in England and Wales
London: E. Owen, 1737. First edition. A life of Thomas Sutton (1532-1611), founder of the Charterhouse School in Smithfield, London. Read More about An Historical Account of Thomas Sutton Esq; And of His Foundation in Charter-House
Denver: 22 November 1959. Replying to Hartley's enquiry about her writing and education. High school was of importance to her due to her English and Latin teachers. The Latin helping her understand English grammar and the Latin teacher reciting poetry and the English teacher introducing her to Shakespeare. Of college..... Read More about Typed letter signed “Mary Chase”
Paris: 1825. Luigi Cherubini (1760-1842), composer and director of the Ecole Royale de Musique (now the Conservatoire de Paris) from 1822 until his death. This document lists the members of the jury of examiners for 1825, headed by Cherubini, and including other French musical notables such as Rodolphe Kreutzer (1766-1831)..... Read More about Document, signed. Ecole Royale de Musique et de Déclamation. Jettons alloués aux membres du...
Philadelphia: Published by M. Fithian, 1840. A collection of amusing and instructional stories of Lucy and Harry and Rosamund and Godfrey including one story on some logical childish misconceptions such as there being two worlds: the old and the new. Read More about Extracts from Early Lessons
New Haven: Sidney's Press for John Babcock and Son, New Haven and S. Babcock and Co. 329 King-St. Charleston, S.C, 1823. Read More about Simple Truths, for the Amusement and Instruction of Children at an Early Age
Cambridge, Mass: 1 April 1993. Responding to Hartley's letter asking about some biographical details and also about the importance of her education to her writing. She writes “of course there have been many fine writers from all sorts of backgrounds short of the usual high education. But I think it..... Read More about Manuscript letter, signed “Eleanor Clark Warren,” with notation at top “Dictated-not my...
Colombo, Ceylon: 24 Sept 1959. "All education and experience is important to a writer ... " Written in response to Hartley's TLS asking: "How important ... was [your] high school education, and is college experience necessary for creative writing?" Hartley had cited the biographical sketch in MODERN SF, and Clarke..... Read More about Typed Letter Signed ("Arthur C. Clarke") to Westley S. Hartley, in response to the...
New York: T. & J. Swords, 1805. First edition. Read More about The Life of Samuel Johnson, D.D. The First President of King's College in New-York
New Haven: 3 July 1975. Responding to Hartley's letter enquiring about the influence of her formal education on her writing. She responds “As to my education: it was, if not exactly exiguous, certainly it was random. Some courses and teachers were wonderful; some useless. I think the answers to your..... Read More about Typed letter signed “Louise Field Cooper”
London: 26 June 1962. To Beatrice Lillie. "Darling, Darling ... no reason I am writing to you - Oh but there IS a reason - you sent me a sweet telegram - Thank you & all my love as ever / Noel" Read More about Autograph Note Signed ("Nol") to Beatrice Lillie ("Lady Peel"
New York: 1 January 1860. Wishing Hutchinson a Happy New Year and enquiring about the proper address for a reply he wished to send to Samuel Campbell at the “New York Mills.” Curtis was a member of the Brook Farm Community in the early 1840s, he was editorial writer for..... Read More about Autograph letter signed "Geo. W. Curtis"
Sheffield, Mass: 8 August 1878. With Lossing's address. Writing to Webster that the only address he has for [Benson] Lossing was Dover Plains, New York.Curtis was a memeber of the Brook Farm Community in the early 1840s, he was editorial writer for “Harper's Monthly” and then after 1863 editor of..... Read More about Autograph note signed "Geo. W. Curtis," with "Geo. Wm. Curtis August 1, 1878"...
Baghdad: Printed by the Government Press, 1920. A short didactic anecdote, extracted from the author’s Thoughts on Education, for the benefit of children. An hypocritical mullah receives his comeuppance at the hand of the villagers he has exploited.With an addendum, reading in part: “It is therefore not only necessary for..... Read More about A Benefit of Education [Cover title
Limonto, Italy and Carmel Highlands, California: 15 August 1959 and 19 July 1981. Responding to Hartley's letter enquiring about the influence of her formal education on her writing. She responds “I do not feel that high school and university studies are essential as means of producing creative writing; that comes..... Read More about Two typed letters signed “Marcia Davenport”
Boston: Printed and sold by John W. Folsom, no. 30, Union-Street, 1790. Fourth Edition. Read More about A Short Introduction to Latin Grammar, for the use of the University and Academy of Pennsylvania,...
[Vienna: Mechitaristen-Congregations-Buchhandlung, 1836]. Finely detailed plates of symbolic and instructional images for use in educating deaf-mutes, including hand signals, prepared by Czech, director of the Institute for Deaf Mute instruction in Vienna. Plate 72 shows a chart for 1837 of European Institutions for Deaf-Mute Instruction and also for the Blind..... Read More about Versinnlichte Denk- und Sprachlehre, mit Anwendung auf die Religions- und Sittenlehre und auf das...
New York: Foreign Policy Association, 19 July 1960. Hartley had written to Dean concerning the importance of her secondary education upon her writing. She writes that she was home-schooled in Russia following the curriculum of an excellent secondary school and later attended Radcliffe College. “I would say that the more..... Read More about Typed letter signed “Vera Micheles Dean”
Decatur, Ill: 1910s. Showing mostly women sports (Field hockey) and sorority life probably at Millikin College founded in 1901. Read More about Decatur Illinois College Album
Bridgeport, [Conn]: Lambert Lockwood, for Himself and Howe & DeForest, New-Haven, 1814. Signed at back endpaper "$1.25. Jonathan Meeker's December 14, 1814." Read More about The Family Instructor; in Three Parts: 1. Relating to parents and children, 2.To masters and...