Emma Hart Willard Family Papers
Emma Hart Willard Family Papers, 1819-1961 (Bulk: 1820-1880)
12 archives boxes, 6 half archives boxes, 1 map case drawer (8.5 linear ft.)
Correspondence and papers documenting the personal life and career of Emma Hart Willard, a pioneering advocate of educational equality for women, including material on the Troy Female Seminary (later the Emma Willard School) when it was founded and administered by Emma Hart Willard. In addition, papers of her son John Hart Willard, his wife Sarah L. Willard and his daughter Emma Willard Scudder. Also included are papers and correspondence related to Willard Scudder, Henry Joel Scudder and Hewlett Scudder and the Willard, Scudder and Keyes families. There is correspondence from Timothy Dwight, Henry Barnard, A. S. Barnes, Almira Phelps (Mrs. Lincoln Phelps) and L. H. Sigourney.
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Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
There is no restriction on access to the Willard Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.
Requests for permission to publish material from the Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.
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