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Lake Erie College papers, 1857-1982.
2 boxes (5 linear in.)
Collection number: MS 0563 (LD 7093.9 L35 A2)

Lake Erie College. Founded as Lake Erie Female Seminary in Painesville, Ohio, 1859. Papers consist of catalogs, publications, clippings and photographs. Primarily documenting the founding of the school and its academic program.

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Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
South Hadley, MA

Historical Note

The Lake Erie Female Seminary was founded in Painesville, Ohio in 1859 as a "daughter college" of Mount Holyoke. The course of study included a variety of mathematics and science courses, as well as courses in history, English, philosphy, Latin, and religion. In 1898 the name changed to Lake Erie College and Seminary and has since become a college.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Catalogs, publications, clippings, photographs, of Lake Erie Female Seminary, opened 1859, later named Lake Erie College and Seminary and Lake Erie College.

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Lake Erie Female Seminary Papers, Mount Holyoke College, Archives and Special Collections, South Hadley, Massachusetts

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Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
8 Dwight Hall
50 College St.
South Hadley, MA 01075

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