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Mary Caroline Ward was born ca. 1835. She was a Mount Holyoke Female Seminary non-graduate of the class of 1855. Her sister Emily Ward, also attended Mount Holyoke (x-Class of 1856). After leaving the Seminary, Ward taught in Elizabeth, New Jersey, New York City and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She also did editorial work.
The Mary Caroline Ward Papers include 8 letters (dated March 1852 - July 1853) written by Ward to her parents while she was a student at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary. One letter (March, 1852) includes a note written by Ward's sister, Emily Ward (x-Class of 1856) concerning her own illnesses. Ward's letters generally regard life, illnesses and money matters at the Seminary. Also included in the collection are: an Alumnae Association sheet from 1915 and notes from Elizabeth Ward Trowbridge (Class of 1928) regarding Ward's lettrs.
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The Mary Caroline Ward Papers, Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collection, South Hadley, Massachusetts.
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