Papers, 1854-1916 (inclusive).


Papers, 1854-1916 (inclusive).

Collection consists of diary/scrapbooks which contain comments on Sprague's family, the weather, trips, and social events; and enclosures of photos, letters, clippings, and programs. Most of the letters are from her daughter or grandson, Albert Sprague Coolidge. Also included is a photocopy of her privately printed memoirs of childhood written in 1916, with material on the Civil War in which three of her brothers fought, on teaching, which both of her sisters did, and on her family's daily life and interest in music.

2.5 linear ft.

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Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (corporateBody)

Mount Holyoke Female Seminary was chartered in 1836; it was reincorporated as Mount Holyoke Seminary and College in 1888 and as Mount Holyoke College in 1893. From the description of Catalogue, 1862. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007161 ...

Sprague family. (family)

Mitchell, Lucy Sprague, 1878-1967 (person)

Educator; interviewee married Wesley Clair Mitchell. From the description of Reminiscences of Lucy Sprague Mitchell : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309734845 Educator, author. Mitchell was a prominent advocate of experimental education, founder of the Bank Street College of Education, and author of numerous books for children. From the description of Lucy Sprague Mitchell papers, 18...

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Coolidge, Albert Sprague, 1894-1977 (person)

Coolidge graduated from Harvard in 1915 and taught chemistry at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Albert Sprague Coolidge, 1954-1966 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973242 ...

Sprague, Nancy Ann Atwood, 1837-ca.1916. (person)

Sprague grew up in small towns in Vermont, then spent her adult life married to a prominent businessman in Chicago. She had three daughters; one, Elizabeth Penn Sprague Coolidge, survived childhood. From the description of Papers, 1854-1916 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006862 ...

Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague, 1864-1953 (person)

Biographical Note 1864, Oct. 30 Born Elizabeth Penn Sprague, Chicago, Illinois, to Albert Arnold and Nancy Ann Atwood Sprague circa 1872 Began piano lessons with Regina Cohn Watson 1891 Married Frederic Shurtleff Coolidge (died 1915) ...