Scrapbook, undated.


Scrapbook, undated.

Newspaper clippings of prose and poems, including eighteen by Lydia Sigourney and seven by H.F. Gould; two blank promissory note forms engraved by E.C. Kellogg in the 1850's are filed in a separate folder.

1 v., 1 folder ; 29 cm.


SNAC Resource ID: 7418580

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Sigourney, Lydia Howard, 1791-1865 (person)

Lydia Huntley Sigourney (born September 1, 1791, Norwich, Connecticut–died June 10, 1865, Hartford, Connecticut), poet, also known as the “Sweet Singer of Hartford", was the only daughter of a gardener. She attended private school with the assistance of her father’s employer, and founded a Hartford school for girls in 1814. At this school, without any specialized training, Sigourney taught a deaf student, Alice Cogswell, to read and write in English. Cogswell would later be the first student enr...

Kellogg, Elijah Chapman, 1811-1881 (person)

Gould, Hannah Flagg, 1789-1865 (person)

Gould was born in Lancaster, Massachusetts, and moved with her family to Newburyport in 1808. She started writing poetry in her 30s. Her first book of poetry was published in 1832; her second and third volumes appeared in 1836 and 1841. Some of her poems commemorate her father Benjamin Gould, who led the Massachusetts militia at the battle of Lexington. Her brother was Benjamin A. Gould, a Boston educator and author. From the description of Poems and correspondence, 1824-1851 and und...