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Academics, origin of, 6; incorporation of Dummer, Abbot, Bradford, Ipswich, Leicester, and Westford, 6, 7; Adams, 7, 9, 29, 30, 31; Sanderson and Amherst, Mary Lyon at, 16, 18, 34.

"Accounts balanced," 298.

Adams, Jacob, bequest of, 29.

Afternoon exercises, 106, 125, 131, 135.

Agassiz, Louis, 238.

Age of students, 56, 72, 94, 103, 139, 281.

Aid from the state refused, 224; granted, 225.

Allen, Mrs. H. B., 344.

Allen, Nathan, M. D., 229.

Allen, Peter, 84; Levi, 89.

Alumnae, use of the word, 318; at work, 159, 189, 190, 278, 318-326; teaching, 111, 158, 159, 190, 318; missionaries, 24, 159, 173, 189, 204, 205, 220, 278, 318, 319; see Teachers at Mount Holyoke; for what not fitted, 289; gifts from, 241, 268-270, 274, 323-325; associations, 325; testimony of, 117-137, 288-317; acknowledgment to, vi.; biographical record of, vi.; mortality of, 229; daughters of, 312.

American Board, 23, 24, 162, 170, 204, 208, 254, 262, 310, 325, 345.

Anderson school of natural history, 238.

Anderson, Rufus, D. D., LL. D., 68, 200, 205, 215; quoted, 103, 138, 140, 177, 204, 359.

Andrew, Hon. John A., LL. D., 195.

Anniversary, the first, 100-102; addresses quoted from, 139, 140; speakers and subjects, list of, 359.

Applicants, many, 89, 94, 138, 186, 192.

Arnold, Thomas, D. D., and Mary Lyon compared, 25.

Art, study of, 244, 255.

Artesian well, 257.

Association, Franklin County, action of, 30, 32.

Association, Mass. General, action of, 42.

Associations, Alumnae, 325.

Avery, Hon. Joseph, 57, 61, 63, 64, 348.
 

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Bailey, Prof., 228.

Baldwin, Rev. Theron, letter to, 94.

Ballantine, Elizabeth D., Mrs. Harding, 209, 210, 231, 319, 350.

Bancroft, Mrs. Ruth (Washburn), gift of, 268.

Banister, Mrs. Wm. B., see Grant, Z. P.; 166, 204, 243; letters to, 166, 175.

Bardwell, Elizabeth, 260, 273, 350.

Barker, Mary E., death of, 176, 350.

Beach, Aura J., 205, 319, 330.

Beecher, Catharine E., Hartford Seminary, 8; objections of to Miss Lyon's plans, 43; answered, 44-46.

Beecher, Lyman, D. D., 47.

Bemis, Edward W., Ph. D., 271.

Benevolence, Christian, of donors, 40, 62, 66, 91; of teachers, 91; of pupils, 24, 69, 91, 174; training in, 113, 161, 230.

Bentley, Luette P., 336

Bible, the, and girls, in earlier times, 3, 15; in course of study, 27, 30, 105, 146, 282; made paramount, 105-7, 149, 161, 201, 231, 301; Bible and science, 22, 147, 300, 301; Miss Lyon's, 132, 133.

Bierstadt, gift of, 251.

Billings, Hammett, 227.

Blanchard, Elizabeth, associate principal, 235, 350; 236, 255, 268; principal, 269, 277; trustee, 278, 349; administration of, 268-283.

Blanpied, Prof., 248.

Bliss, Anna E., 323, 340.

Bliss, Rev, Daniel, 211.

Bloemllof Seminary, sketch of, 342.

Boat-house, 247-272.

Boston Journal, quoted, 85.

Boston Recorder, 41.

Boswell, Charles, fund for library, 280.

Botanical garden, 272, 273, 324.

Bowdoin, Hon. William, 39, 61, 64, 348

Bowen, Susan, Mrs. Jordan, 238, 351.

Bowers., Ellen P., 271, 351.

Bowker, Mrs. Albert, 23.

Bray, Ella T., Mrs. Graham, 278, 319, 351.

Bread-making, 93.

Bronson, Mary P., Mrs. Bridgman, 302, 303, 351.

Brooks, S. D., M. D., 121, 180.

Browne, Sarah K., 90.

Bruce, Rev. Henry J., gifts of, 324.

Buckland, birthplace of Mary Lyon, 3; missionary society of, 23; school at, 22, 30, 34, 41.

Buildings; erection of first, 62-77; site, 40, 64, 65; corner-stone, 65; discouragements, 64, 65, 66, 74, 76; described, 84, 87; why not larger, 65; furnished, 66, 74, 75, 77, 88; dedicated, 90; first addition, 142-3, 153; opposed, 142; north wing, 191, 192; gymnasium and south wing, 195, 196, 222, 224; library, 193, 226, 227, 270; improvements in, 178, 191, 247; fire escape, 248; elevator, 257, 258; cost of buildings, 65, 144, 227, 251, 260; see Williston Hall; Observatory.

Bullock, Hon. A. H., LL. D., 225, 360.

Burgess, Mrs. Mary (Grant), 33.

Burgess, see Moore, Abigail; 175, 177, 178, 321; letters to, 172, 174, 176.

Burnham, Samuel, 200.

Burritt, Elijah H., 17.

Burt, Rev. Arthur W., 278.

Burt, Mrs. Sophie A. Smith, 278, 355.

Bushnell, Rev. Albert, 207.
 

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Caldwell, Eunice, 67, 85, principal Wheaton Seminary, 70; gift of, 85; associate principal at Mount Holyoke, 69, 72; 350; quoted, 101; see Cowles.

Calisthenics, practice in, 104, 146, 192.

Catalogue of trustees of Mount Holyoke Seminary, 348; teachers, 349-359; superintendents of domestic department, 359; stewards, 359; anniversary speakers, 359-36l; pastors, 361.

Catalogues, of early schools, 16; of Mt. Holyoke, statistics from annual, 284-287; from memorandum, 318.

Catechism, Shorter, in early schools, 3.

Catholic schools for girls, 10, 11, 72.

Chadbourne, Paul A., D. D., LL. D., 197.

Chamberlain, George, 268.

Chapin, John H. P., 191, 198, 211, 359.

Chapin, Martha R., Mrs. Hazen, 174, 320, 351.

Chapin, Mary W., 186; acting principal, 187, 349; principal, 188, 349; 190, 192, 203, 204, 209-213, 215, 217-219, 315, 351; administration of, 187-219; tribute of trustees, 187, 218; marriage of, 220; father of, 187; see Pease.

Character of first pupils, 69, 88 94, 99, 143.

Charter of Mt. Holyoke Seminary, 11; copy of, 61.

Choate, Hon. David, 39, 61, 63, 348.

Churchill, Rev. J. Wesley, 228.

Circulars quoted: of general committee, 54; to candidates, 55; for furnishings, 66; responses to, 74; "General View," 71; prospectus, 72; in 1840, 142.

Clapp, Cornelia M., 250, 274, 351.

Clark, Alvan, 259.

Clark, N. G., D.D., LL.D., 220, 348, 360.

Clark, Wm. S., Ph. D., LL.D., 248.

Clarke, Sarah A., 326.

Clary, Susan M., 265, 323, 343, 351.

Clinton, Gov. of New York, 8.

Colleges, why founded, 2; why not for girls, 2; number in 1802, 2; in 1836, 11; Amherst, how founded, 34; history of, quoted, 80: Georgia, 256; Harvard, founded, 1, 11; life at in 1830, 85; curriculum, 86; not an "experiment," 141; growth, 149: Mills, 338: Oxford, O., 333: Smith, 239: Vassar, 256: Wellesley, origin of, 230, 239; 256, 263, 346: Yale, 149.

Condit, Rev. Joseph D., aid of, 39, 61, 75, 175; addresses, 90, 101, 165; trustee, 348; pastor, 361; death 176; Mrs. Condit, 101.

Connecticut valley, historic, 79; geology of, 79, 83.

Conn. Valley Botanical Society, 247.

Conscience trained, 111, 112, 289, 291,296.

Conversions, 22, 106, 150, 152, 153, 156-159, 169, 170, 175, 178, 185, 202, 206, 207, 212, 214, 218, 230, 263, 264, 265, 276, 277; labor for, see Revivals.

Converts trained, 107, 130, 171, 305.

Cook, Rev. Joseph, 249.

"Cornelius" Rutherford, 275, 304.

Corner-stone, laying of, 65, 246.

Cost of buildings; see Buildings.

Course of study, at Byfield, 27; Buckland and Derry, 30; Ipswich, 30, 56; Harvard, 86; Mt. Holyoke, 56, 104, 105, 140; compared with Ipswich, 145; outline of in 1837, 145; in 1887, 281; progressive, 56, 105, 145, 148, 196, 197, 228, 236, 244, 267, 270; additions, 147, 148, 244, 255; see Bible; Languages; Electives; Lecture courses.

Cowles, Mrs. Henry, 9.

Cowles, Mrs. John P., see Caldwell; 158, 204; quoted, 68, 71.

Cowles, Louise F., 274, 326, 351.

Criticism, notes of, 124.

Cupola, 144.

Curtis, Lucy M., 185, 351.

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Dana, Daniel, D. D., 39, 63.

Dascomb, Mrs., 9.

Day of prayer, 108, 214; described, 151, 231, 264; see Fast-days.

Dean, Jennie, 331.

Death of a student, 129.

Debt of the seminary removed, 222, 225.

Derry, N. H.; see Academies, Adams.

Dickinson, Emma E., gift of, 268.

Dickinson, Mr., gift of telescope, 193.

Diploma, first given to women, 30; of Mt. Holyoke Seminary, 101; of seminary at Bitlis, 340.

Domestic department; suggested, 35; why adopted, 36, 91, 97; design of, 72, 98; misunderstood, 97, 98; an experiment, 73, 96; superintendent hard to find, 92, 97; system complicated, 92, 96, 135; described, 95; modified, 99, 275; failure predicted, 91, 98, 99; result of experiment, 85, 95; advantages of, 91, 96, 97, 115, 230, 295, 304; testimony of alumnae, 290, 292-295, 304; theory tested, 91-99.

Donors, see Avery; Bancroft; Bierstadt; Boswell; Bruce; Caldwell; Dickinson, E. E.; Dickinson, Mr.; Durant; Durant, Mrs.; Eldridge; Fairbank; Goodnow; Gridley; Hazeltine; Kendall: Kingman; Maynard; Merriam; Porter; Porter, Mrs.; Safford; Sawyer, Mrs.; Wheaton Seminary; Williston, A. L.; Williston, Mrs. A. L.;  Williston, Samuel; see also Alumnae; Finances; Gifts.

Drawing, taught, 148, 268, 274, 283.

Dress, attention to, 118, 124,126, 127.

Dummer, Wm., 6; see Academies.

Durant, H. F., labors of, 219, 230; benefactions, 223, 226, 228; trustee, 348; plans for Wellesley, 230, 239; death, 263.

Durant, Mrs., gift of, 194, 226, 228, 263.

Dwight, Elihu, 88, and John, 89.

Dwight, Mrs. Mary (Billings), 33.

Dwight place, the, 268, 269, 274.
 

 
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Eaton, Prof. A., 17.

Eddy, Mrs. Morton, see Whitman; 243, 244, 272.

Eddy, Zachary, D. D., 208.

Education, decline in, 3; effect of Revolution, 4; for girls in 18th century, 2-7; first law for improvement of, 8; first legislative aid, 8; superficial, 10; prejudice against, 7, 8, 10, 139; higher for women, an experiment, 139, 140, 141, 204; change in public opinion, 236, 239; see Schools; Theory.

"Education of American girls," quoted, 229.

Education Society, first for women, 43.

Edwards, Anna C., associate principal, 236, 250, 252, 268, 269, 272, 336, 350, 352.

Edwards, Bela B., D. D., 49, 138, 140, 359.

Edwards, Jonathan, 14, 150.

Eldridge, John B., bequest of, 280.

Elective courses, 282.

Elective studies, 271, 274, 284; in second and third years, 282.

Elevator, 144, 257, 258, 272.

Ellis, Mary, associate principal, 221, 227, 234, 235, 350, 352.

Ely, Charlotte E. and Mary A. C., 320, 339.

Ely Volume, The, on Missions and Science, 323.

Emerson, Olive J., M. D., Mrs. Morrow, 265, 320, 357.

Emerson, Rev. Joseph, views of, 27-29; work of, 9, 17, 21, 27, 28; influence of, 18, 28, 29.

Emerson, Prof. Ralph, 43.

Endowment funds needed, 281, 326.

Evans, Mary, 225, 336, 352.

Expenses at girls' schools, 9, 10, 33, 34; at Mt. Holyoke first year, 72, 73; next sixteen years, 100; increased, 197, 226; table, 284; see Finances; Tuition.

Experiment, the seminary an, 139, 140, 204.

Exposition, exhibit at centennial, 248; at Paris, 248, 256.
 

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Fairbank, Samuel B., D. D., gifts of, 324.

Family feeling, 105, 118, 119, 120, 122; see Homelike.

Fast-days, 108, 151; special, 170; see Day of Prayer.

Fauth and Co., instruments by, 259.

Features of Mt. Holyoke Seminary, 36, 37, 54, 55, 327.

Felt, Rev. Joseph B., 39, 63.

Ferguson, Abbie P., 261, 323, 340.

Fever in 1840, 153.

Finances; receipts for building and furnishing, 91, 142, 143, 226, 238, 260; see Gifts; for improvements, obtained by students and teachers, 192, 222-224, 247, 258, 267, 268; by trustees, 193; grant from the state, 225; current expenses how met, 72, 73, 225, 281; see Tuition; present condition of, 279-28l; funds needed, 281, 326.

Fire-escape, 248.

Fisher, James, 332, 333.

Fisher, Jeanette, 339.

Fisher, Samuel W., D. D., 189, 360.

Fiske, Catharine, 8.

Fiske, Fidelia, 205, 209, 219, 272, 320, 352; goes to Persia, 164-166; box for, 173; Dr. Perkins's estimate of, 164, 176; work in Persia, 328-330; letters to, 172, 173, 176; from letters of, 172, 173, 215; quoted, 19, 20, 90, 154, 162, 213, 217; returns to U. S., 202; impressions of the sem., 203, 204; invited to remain, 207; stimulates interest in missions, 204, 205, 210; labors for souls, 211, 212, 214, 215, 218; death, 216, Life of, vi.; reading of it in England, 344.

Fiske, Rev. Pliny, 23, 164.

Foote, Nancy A., Mrs. Webb, 174, 320, 352.

Foster, Mrs. Mary A. (Hurd), 253, 324, 359.

Foster, Sarah J., Mrs. Rhea, 320, 330, 331.

French, Helen M., principal, 221, 223, 225, 350; administration of, 221-234; see Gulliver.

French, see Languages.

Fritcher, Ann Eliza, 209-211, 214, 216, 231, 320, 338, 352.

Fluids, permanent, 279-281.
 

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Georgia College, 256.

German; see Languages.

Gifts to the seminary; see Alumnae; Donors; first $1,000, 40, 60; from friends in Boston, 68; Wheaton Seminary, 71, 85; agency of Dr. Packard, 51; Of Mr. Hawks, 53, 56; records of, 58, 326, quoted, 59; obtained by students and teachers, see Finances.

Gifts Of the sem. to missions, 24, 174.

Gilson, H. Juliette, 320, 323, 342.

Giving, inculcated, 161; see Benevolence.

Good of the whole," 111, 121.

Goodnow, Hon. E. A., gifts of, 261, 342.

Goodnow Park, 261, 270, 271, 280.

Goodyear, Prof. Wm. Henry, M. A., 255.

Gordon, Alice W., Mrs. Gulick, 231, 320, 344, 352.

Gough, John B., 148.

Graham, Mrs. Harris, see Bray.

Grant, Mrs. Judith S., 328.

Grant, Z. P., at Byfield, 28; Derry, 30; Ipswich, 30, 33; invited to Franklin county, 31; to join Miss Lyon at So. Hadley, 67; objections of to Holyoke plan, 43, 52; aids needy students, 43; letter of, 67, 68; see Banister.

Grave of Miss Lyon, 181, 272.

Gray, Prof. Asa, 248.

Greek, see Languages.

Greene, John M., D. D., quoted, 81, 226, 233; acknowledgment to, vi.; pastor, 361.

Greenhouse, 268, 324.

Gridley, Eber, bequest of, 280.

Grounds of the seminary; original lot, 84, 65; additions, 224, 259, 261, 268, 269; see Observatory; Goodnow Park; Botanical garden; Dwight place; Improvements.

Gulick, Luther H. M. D., 211.

Gulick, Rev. William H., 231.

Gulliver, Mrs. Lemuel; see French; 236, 278, 349.

Guyot, Prof. A. H., 238.

Gymnasium, 195, 196, 222, 224.
 

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Habits cured, 125, 126; formed, 292, 293, 294, 295, 300, 305.

Hadley, 79; History of, quoted, 4, 81; first settlers, 14; street, 83.

Hampshire county, 14; "the banner county", 80.

Hampshire Gazette, quoted, 4.

Harding, Rev. Charles, 231; Mrs., 319; see Ballantine.

Harris, Samuel, D. D., LL.D., 181, 348, 360.

Harris, William T., LL.D., 269.

Hatfield, 4; see Schools.

Harvard; see College; Harvard Register, quoted, 85.

Haven, Mrs. Joseph, 43.

Hawes, Joel, D. D., addresses of, 100, 173, 200, 359, 360; quoted, 142.

Hawks, Rev. Roswell, aid of, 51-55, 175, l85, l88; agency of, 53, 56; trustee, 61, 348; steward. 191, 359; at Painesville, 54, 335; death, 232, 233; Mrs. Hawks, 53.

Hayes, Joel. 84, 89.

Hazeltine, Phebe, bequest of, 279.

Hazen, Allen, 211, Mrs., 211; see Chapin.

Hazen, Sophia D., 185,; asso. prin., 186, 187, 350; 321, 352; see Stoddard.

Health, cared for, 104, 119, 124, 125.

Health of women, 103, 125.

Heard, George W., 39, 63, 65.

Hebrew, time for, desired, 149.

Herrick, John R., D. D., pastor and trustee, 245, 246, 349, 361.

Higginson, T. W., quoted, 4, 141.

Historical sketch of the Sem., 248, 256.

Hitchcock, Prof. Charles H., Ph. D., 228, 250.

Hitchcock, Edward, D. D., LL.D., 80, 200, 204; aid of, 17, 32, 39, 48, 52; gift of, 194; trustee, 66, 348; lectures, 147, 197; addresses, 359, 360; quoted, 19, 22, 98, 124, 150; death, 217.

Hitchcock, Mrs. Edward, 17, 52; design of, for diploma, 101; death, 217.

Hitchcock, Edward, M. D., 229.

Hitchcock, Hon. Reuben, 337.

Homelike, the seminary, 230, 295, 314, 315; see Family-feeling.

Honor, sense of, cultivated, 112.

Hooker, Henry B., D. D., 208.

Hooker, Henrietta E., 273, 353.

Hopkins, Mark,  LL.D , quoted, 9, 140; 359.

Hopkins, Catharine, asso prin., 191, 206, 208-211, 350; in charge of the sem., 218; illness and death, 218; 219, 353.

Houghton, Marilla, Mrs. Gallup, 335.

Howland, General Asa, 39.

Huguenot Seminary, sketch of, 340.

Humphrey, Heman, D. D., 32, 66, 181, 360.

Hyde, Ira, 191, 359.
 

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