Ballston Spa, New York, Female Seminary book of extracts

Ballston Spa, New York, Female Seminary book of extracts

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Grant, E.
Title: Ballston Spa, New York, Female Seminary book of extracts
Dates: 1826-1827
Quantity: 1.0 v.
Coll. Number: ms2871

Biographical/Historical Note

Mr. Booth's Female Seminary was located in Ballston Spa, New York. Lebbeus Booth bought the property in 1823 and opened Ballston Spa Female Seminary the following year. It closed in 1835.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a commonplace book filled with handwritten pages of poetry, recipes, some accounts, and lists of students at Mr. Booth's Seminary from September 1826-August 1827. Different styles of handwriting indicate more than one writer. According to the first page, the book possibly belonged to E. Grant and was titled "Book of extracts."


Index Terms

Accounts--New York--Ballston Spa.
Ballston Spa Female Seminary.
Commonplace-books.
Poetry.
Recipes--New York (State)--Ballston Spa.
Students--Registers.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ballston Spa, New York, Female Seminary book of extracts, ms 2871. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Book of extracts