Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878

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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

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referencedIn Spring, Rebecca. Rebecca Spring papers, ca. 1830-1900. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878. Letter, 1835 March 28, Hartford, Conn., to John Olmstead, Hartford, Conn. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Bacon, Delia Salter, 1811-1859. Papers of Delia Salter Bacon [manuscript], 1820-1952 (bulk 1827-1859). Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875. Papers, 1836-1978 bulk 1836-1875. Library Council of Metropolitan Milwaukee
referencedIn Shelton family. Shelton family papers, 1783-1934. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Beecher family. Beecher-Stowe family papers, 1798-1956 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878. Papers, 1832 Nov. 24. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Beecher Family Papers, 1704-1964 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Guilford, L. T. (Linda Thayer). Guilford papers, 1845-1912. Mount Holyoke College, Williston & Miles-Smith Library
referencedIn Blackwell family. Papers, 1832-1981 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Henry Ward Beecher papers, 1851-1896, n.d New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Fanny Fern and Ethel Parton Papers MS 117., 1805-1982 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn The Henry Barnard Papers, 1765-1935 (Bulk: 1830-1899)
referencedIn Phoenix family papers, 1776-1884, 1808-1814 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878. Letter, 1847. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Rosenstock autograph collection, 1800-1950 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878. The McWhorter case: manuscript, undated. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Stephen Olin and Julia Olin letters, 1841-1858 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Beecher, James Chaplin, 1828-1886. Papers, 1850-1946 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878. Letter, 1856. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Diary of a trip to Philadelphia, 1826, July 15-August 9. Winterthur Library
referencedIn Beecher family papers MS 0509., 1822-1903, 1822-1865 Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Lutz, Alma,. Collection of documents by and about abolitionists and women's rights activists: Part 1 (Ad-Lip), 1775-1943 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Nathaniel Wright Family Papers, 1787-1917 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878. Catherine Beecher poem, 1843 Jan. Litchfield Historical Society
creatorOf Hartford Female Seminary (Hartford, Conn.). Hartford Female Seminary Collection, 1823-1890. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Collection, n.y., n.d., 1775-1943 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Fern, Fanny, 1811-1872. Fanny Fern and Ethel Parton Papers, 1828-1920. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Royce, Emma Gratia Hollister. My personal recollections of the Beecher family / by Emma Gratia Hollister Royce, 1932. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Beecher family. Beecher family papers, 1704-1964 (inclusive), 1795-1948 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Phoenix family. Phoenix family papers, 1776-1884, bulk 1808-1814. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Bacon family papers, 1805-1888 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Strong family. Strong family collection, 1667-1925 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Papers, 1768-1866. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878. Letter, 1856 October 8, St. Johnsbury, Vermont to Eliza Smith Johnson, Newbury, Vermont. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Banister papers MS 0506., 1803-1971. Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Ezra Cornell papers, (bulk), 1746-1888, 1844-1870 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Beecher family. Papers, 1822-1903. Mount Holyoke College, Williston & Miles-Smith Library
referencedIn Vassar College. Autograph file: A-I, 1783-1983. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Catharine Esther Beecher letters and miscellany, 1830, 1836, 1840, 1841, 1875, undated New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Strong Family Collection, 1667-1925 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Papers, 1850-1946 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Papers of Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe [manuscript] 1826-1898. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Beecher, Thomas Kinnicut, 1824-1900. Letter to Mrs. Walter Clark, 1880 September 12. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Stillman, Julia Ann Goodwin, 1815-. Friendship album, 1833-1835. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Brooks, Charlotte F. Papers, 1871-1908 (inclusive), 1871-1901 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Dana family. Papers, 1822-1956 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Beecher, Catharine Esther, 1800-1878. Letter [manuscript]: Columbus, Ohio, to Bishop [Thomas March?] Clark, 1864 June 6. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887. Papers of the Beecher family, 1856-1892. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Beecher family. Beecher family papers, 1704-1964 (inclusive), 1795-1948 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Papers, 1832-1981 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Allen, Nathaniel T. (Nathaniel Topliff), 1823-1903. Nathaniel Topliff Allen family papers, 1846-1915. Jackson Homestead Museum
referencedIn Beecher, Lyman, 1775-1863. Papers, 1838. Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Beecher family collection, 1845-1886. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Parkman family papers, 1793-1896. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1822-1956 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. L.H. Sigourney papers [manuscript], 1830-1865. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hamilton, Gail, 1833-1896. Papers of Gail Hamilton [manuscript] 1862-1895. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Loring, Charles G. (Charles Greely), 1794-1867 person
associatedWith Lutz, Alma, person
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correspondedWith Wright, Nathaniel, 1789-1875 person
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Connecticut
Ohio
United States
Subject
Education--History--19th century
Episcopal converts
Women--Education
Women in the Episcopal Church
Women teachers
Marriage--Poetry
Women
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Function

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Birth 1800-09-06

Death 1878-05-12

Americans

English

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