Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878Alternative names
Educator Catharine Esther Beecher, a daughter of Lyman Beecher, was an advocate of education for women and of women teachers. In 1823 she founded the Hartford Female Seminary to educate young women. In 1846, she began a project to send female teachers from the Eastern states to western states and territories, and established training schools for women teachers in several western cities.
From the description of Letter, 1847. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 548941345
American educator and reformer.
From the description of Letter [manuscript]: Columbus, Ohio, to Bishop [Thomas March?] Clark, 1864 June 6. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647845088
American educator and reformer, elder sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Henry Ward Beecher.
From the guide to the Catharine Esther Beecher letters and miscellany, 1830, 1836, 1840, 1841, 1875, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)
Connecticut educator, author, and sister of Henry Ward Beecher.
From the description of Letter, 1856. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 34126644
- Education--History--19th century
- Episcopal converts
- Women in the Episcopal Church
- Women teachers
- West (U.S.) (as recorded)
- Connecticut (as recorded)
- Ohio (as recorded)
- United States (as recorded)