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G. Edwards's journal for the 2nd quarter of Miss Chittenden's school in Bath

G. Edwards's journal for the 2nd quarter of Miss Chittenden's school in Bath

Dates: bulk 1828 February 10-1828 March 27, 1828-1841

Collection contains the handwritten notes of George Edwards at Miss Chittenden's School in Bath, New York. He notes his daily lessons, including specific subjects, and the exam scores of himself and a few others. Also included are his notes of the sermons each week at church. Dated February 10th to March 27th, 1828.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Edwards, George, 1815-1875
  • Call Number: MSS 8321
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from G. Edwards's journal for the 2nd quarter of Miss Chittenden's school in Bath must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Note
Located in Box 598.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8321; G. Edwards's journal for the 2nd quarter of Miss Chittenden's school in Bath; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8321, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This book was transferred by Special Collections in 2013 to John Murphy, curator, as part of the library's Legacy Collection. No other information about its history is known.
Acquisition Information
Transferred; Special Collections; 2013.
Subject Terms
Higgins, David, 1761-1842--Religion; Education; Elementary and Secondary Education; New York (State)--History--1775-1865; Presbyterian Church--New York (State)--Naples--History; Protestantism; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Daybooks; Lecture notes
Occupation
Students
Processing Information
Processed; Margaret Weddle, student manuscript processor; 2013.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS8321
Finding Aid Title
Edwards (G) journal for the 2nd quarter of Miss Chittenden's school in Bath
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Margaret Weddle
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-02T04:09-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographrical History

George Edwards (1815-approximately 1875) wrote a Journal for the Second Quarter of Miss Chittenden's School in Bath in 1821.

George Edwards was born in 1815 in or near Bath, New York, to mother Hannah Edwards. He attended school in Miss Chittenden's School, keeping a very good daily journal of what he did and how well he did it. His journal also includes notes from attending church. Later in life, he became a Civil War soldier, a school trustee and a judge. George died some time after 1875.



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John Murphy
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