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Booktitle:

Mary Lyon

Mary Lyon, Wheaton College (Massachusetts), Mount Holyoke College, Zilpah P. Grant Banister

Crypt Publishing (2010-12-16 )

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ISBN-13:

978-613-4-90237-3

ISBN-10:
6134902373
EAN:
9786134902373
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mary Mason Lyon, was a pioneer in women's education. She established the Wheaton Female Seminary in Norton, Massachusetts. Within two years, she raised $15,000 to build the Mount Holyoke School. She also established Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in South Hadley, Massachusetts in 1837 and served as its first president for 12 years. Lyon's vision for Mount Holyoke fused intellectual challenge and moral purpose. She valued socioeconomic diversity and endeavored to make the seminary affordable for students of modest means.The daughter of a farming family in Buckland, Massachusetts, Lyon had a hardscrabble childhood
Publishing house:
Crypt Publishing
Website:
http://www.alphascript-publishing.com
Edited by:
Hardmod Carlyle Nicolao
Number of pages:
120
Published on:
2010-12-16
Stock:
Available
Category:
Education, Occupation, Career
Price:
39.00 €
Keywords:
college, Female, Seminary, university, State, Females

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