Miner, Myrtilla, 1815-1864

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1815-03-04
Death 1864-12-17

Biographical notes:

Educator.

From the description of Myrtilla Miner papers, 1825-1960 (bulk 1850-1861). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84401761

Biographical Note

  • 1815, Mar, 4: Born near Brookfield, New York
  • 1840 - 1844 : Educated at Clover Street Seminary, Rochester, N.Y.
  • 1846 - 1847 : Taught at Newton Female Institute, Whitesville, Miss., but denied permission to conduct classes for African-American girls
  • 1851: Opened Normal School for Colored Girls, Washington, D.C.
  • 1861: Moved to California to improve health
  • 1864, Dec. 17: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Myrtilla Miner Papers, 1825-1960, (bulk 1851-1861), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63n3cdc
Ark ID:
w63n3cdc
SNAC ID:
66805430

Subjects:

  • Feminism
  • Education
  • Slavery--United States
  • Slavery
  • Education--Washington (D.C.)
  • Spiritualism
  • African Americans--Washington (D.C.)
  • African Americans

Occupations:

  • Educators

Places:

  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)