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STATE NORMAL

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SCHOOL— SALEM,

MASS.

This Institution was established in 1854, by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with the liberal co-operation of the City of Salem, for the education of

Female Teachers.

and of a

special

It

ladies

During the period that has elapsed since

Board of Visitors.

the reception of the

young

under the charge of the State Board of Education,

is

first

Class in September, 1854, two hundred

have been, members of the school

have received diplomas, upon the honorable course of

study.

The

;

and of

completion

and eighty-four

these, ninety-four

of

the prescribed

with few exceptions, have since engaged in

latter,

teaching in the schools of the Commonwealth.

Scnus The school year

is

divided

antJ

into

Vacations.

two terms

;

one commencing on the second

Wednesday of March, and the other on the second Wednesday of September. The former

is

preceded by a

vacation of four weeks, and the latter by a

vacation of eight weeks.

The present term

will close with

an examination, commencing on Monday,


.

2 February 8th

at

j

9 o'clock, A. M.,

education are respectfully invited the school at other times that

may

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and continuing two days.

suit their convenience.

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a satisfactory certificate of good moral character

;

;

their intention

much

of this time as

bo required for completing the prescribed course of study,) its

regulations during their connection with

teaching in the public schools of Massachusetts

examination

in

Grammar, and examined

in

the

Reading, Spelling,

Geography.

After

it,

of faithfully

and of afterwards

and must pass a satisfactory

;*

Writing, Arithmetic, English

Defining, the next

must present

must declare

of remaining in the school three consecutive terms, (or so

observing

friends of

attend this examination, and also to visit

to

Candidates for admission must be at least sixteen years of age

may

AH

term,

candidates will also be

History of the United States.

The next examination

for

admission will take place at 10 o'clock, A. M., on

Tuesday, March 9th, the day preceding the commencement of the next term.

Except in extraordinary cases, no candidate will be

for

admission during the next term

examined at any other time.

12y:ptn32s Tuition

is

free to those

a

ti Tr

State ^

who comply with the

public schools of Massachusetts, wherever they

A

small fee ($1.50)

is

f tt

condition of teaching in the

may have

previously resided.

paid by each pupil at the beginning of the term, for

incidental expenses.

The

school has a Library of text-books for the classes, and of works for general

* Ladies desiring to teach in other States or in private schools

paying a reasonable fee

for

tuition.

may

be admitted on


;

and reading, already amounting

reference

books.

It

recommended,

is

may

When

expense for

the text-books which they have already

be convenient.

Board can be obtained per week.

little

these,

however, that they should bring with them,

especially for purposes of comparison,

studied, so far as this

Of

3000 volumes.

to nearly

the students have the free use, so that they need to incur very

in respectable families in the city, at from

the lowest prices are paid, washing and separate

$2

to

fire

$3

and

lights are not usually included.

For the assistance of those who would school burdensome,

thousand dollars.

the

find even the light expenses

of the

Commonwealth makes an annual appropriation of a

sum

This

who have been connected with

is

distributed

among

pupils from Massachusetts

the school thirteen weeks, and

who may merit and

need the aid, in sums varying according to the distance of their residence from the school, and their necessary expenses in attending

it,

but not exceeding in any

case $1.50 per week.

Philosophy, History, and Art of Education, Physical, Intellectual, and (including Physiology and Hygiene, Mental and Moral Philosophy, Art

Moral,

of Reasoning, Philosophy of Language, School Laws, School Organization and

Government, Methods of Instruction, &c, with Practical Exercises in Teaching)

Geometry and Algebra

Sources of the English Language,

;

attention to the Latin, French, and Anglo-Saxon)

Idioms of our Language

;

(with especial

History, Structure and

History of English Literature, with the Critical

;

Study of Select Works"; Rehearsal of Select Passages, and Original Composition

Mineralogy

Chemistry,

;

Philosophy, and Astronomy

;

and

Geology,

Botany,

Zoology,

Natural

Mathematical and Physical Geography, with the

Use of Globes and Construction of Maps; General History and Chronology; History of England States

;

Music

;

;

History and Polity of Massachusetts and of the United

Drawing

;

Book-keeping

;

the Studies of the

Common

School


reviewed and extended, with a

careful

and

investigation of their principles

of the best methods of teaching them.

These studies are pursued in part with the uso of prescribed text-books, and in

part

through lectures

â&#x20AC;˘with

pursued with constant regard exercises are

Common and High

studies of the

which there

to the

wants of the teacher

;

They are

all

and such practical

intermingled as tend most directly to preparation for the work of

instruction in

The

the aid of books of reference.

is

Schools.

course are arranged in distinct departments, in each of

a separate classification of the school.

pupils will be permitted to

commence

In each department, the

as far in advance as they shall be

fully

prepared to do, and to make as rapid and extended progress as shall consist with entire thoroughness

and a

are conferred upon those

proper attention

to

other departments.

who honorably complete

study, and special certificates are also awarded to

Diplomas

the prescribed course of

those

who make

additional

attainments.

Graduates, and others designing to teach

who may be prepared

are permitted to form classes for the prosecution of

any extent consistent with the general Salem,

January, 1858.

objects

and

to join them,

more advanced study,

interests of the Institution.

to


Krister

for

tD'mter

tlje

BOARD OF EDUCATION.

BOARD OF

His Excellency, The Governor.

Rev.

Edward Otheman, A.

VISITORS.

Henry Wheatland, M.

The Lieutenant Governor.

His Honor,

®crm— 1857-8.

D.

Rev. Alonzo H. Quint, A. M.

M,, Chelsea.

Hon. George

Boutwell, LL.D:

S.

Hon. Isaac Davis, LL.D., Worcester. Rev. Hosea Ballou, D. D>, Somerville.

Rev. Alonzo H. Quint, A. M., West Roxbury

Henry Wheatland, M.

Salem.

D.,

INSTRUCTORS. Richard Edwards, Principal.

Ariel Parish, A. M., Springfield.

Alpheus Crosby, A. M., Principal, j

Cornelius

C.

Felton, LL.D., Cambridge.

Martha Kingman, Rev. William A. Stearns, D,

Hon. George

S.

D.,

Amherst/ d? ^fnJ^LIZAEETH WESTON,

Boutwell, LL.D., Secretary.

Rev. Samuel C. Jackson, D.

D.,

Assistant Sec'y,

Hon. Thomas Klnnicutt, A. M., Treasurer.

ADVANCED Olive P. Bray,

West

CLASS.

Hortense

Mary

S.

Abbott, North Reading.

E. Ripley

Blanchard, Teacher of Music.

Delia S. Nourse, Sterling,

Elizabeth

Ellen M. Dodge, Salem.

SENIOR CLASS.

Olive P. Bray.

Frances Owen, Cambridge.

Gloucester.

Carrie L. Hunt, Salem.

Sarah R. Smith.

3.

W.

Poole, Keene, N.

II.

Nellie Stanley,

Salem.

Delia Stickney,

West Amesbury.

II.

Jennie Stickney, West Amesbury.

Ellen M. Ward,

Newton

Centre.

E. Cressy, Beverly.

MIDDLE CLASS.

Lydia M. Damon, North Reading.

Mary Jane

Dix, Salem.

Maria

L. Brackett,

Newton

Martha M. Haskell, Essex.

Selina B. Bradt, Lowell.

Marianne Kent, Lowell.

Lizzie S. Brooks, Salem.

Josephine E. Mansfield, Lowell.

Sarah Ellen Brooks, Salem.

* Through September.

fFrom

Centre.

October 29th.

14.


(

Emily

Annie M. lb-own, Lynn.

Chadbourne, South Maklcn.

B.

Annie R. Chard, Gloucester.

Carrie E. lb-own, Gloucester.

Mary ColesWOrthy,

Chelsea.

Sarah F. Bushby, South Danvers.

Martha A.

Athol Depot.

Elizabeth Carlton, Salem.

Collins,

Helen M. Carter, Beverly.

Lucy M. Cragin, Woburn. Eliza A.

Mary

Mary

Damon, North Reading.

13.

E. Dodge,

Chatham.

Caroline

Sarah G. Duley, Gloucester.

13.

Anna

II.

M. Guilford, North Reading.

Elizabeth

Abby A.

Newburyport.

Abbie R. Haskell, Gloucester.

Lucy M. Haven, Lynn.

Jane B. Jones, Gloucester. T.

Gaskill,

Goodsoe, Kittery, Me.

Catharine Ilanlcy, Lynn.

Hobson, Lynnfield.

T. Hodgkins, Gloucester.

Abbie

Fifield, Salisbury.

Tamizon H.

Gray, Danversport.

II.

Cole, Salem.

Rozclla Eaton, North Reading.

Annie E.

Fiske, Beverly.

Nellie

Sarah

J.

Sarah M. Eaton, Lowell.

Alniira EldriJge, Orleans.

Elizabeth

E. Carter, South Reading.

Eliza E. Kelley, Newton.

Knowles, Chelsea-

Helen E. Knowlton, Manchester.

Lucy A. Kimball, South Danvcrs.

Nancy A. Larkins, Byfield.

Sarah

C. Lewis,

Falmouth.

Alzira Lefavor, Salem.

Charlotte T. Little, Castine, Me.

Lizzie J. Long, Marblehead.

Ellen M.

Julia A. Lowe, Manchester.

Sarah A. Lynde, Stoneham.

Martha

Sarah

Sarah

Mansfield,

L.

Lynnfield.

J.

Lummus,

Beverly.

W. McKay, South Reading,

M. Alice Mansfield, Lynnfield.

Munsey, Gloucester,

Abbie M. Ober, Beverly.

Ellen P. Manson, Kittery, Me.

Lucy

Henrietta C. Morrow, West Roxbury,

E. Odell, Salem.

Emma S.

C. Porter, Hamilton.

Isabelle S. Perry,

Mary

Augusta Putnam, Lawrence.

Carrie

W.

North Beverly.

P. Phelps, Gloucester,

Ellen M. Pierce, Barton, Vt.

Quint, Maiden.

Susan H. Ropes, Salem.

Sarah E. Power, Marblehead.

Martha

Julia A. Putnam, Groton.

Rhoda

E. Sanderson,

P. Sargent,

Lynn.

Sarah H. Putnam, Milford, N. H.

West Amesbury.

Mary K. Sawyer, Danversport.

N. Louisa Richardson, Rochester, N. H.

Gertrude Sheldon, Lowell.

Sarah

Susan E. Snow, Salem.

Kate N. Rockwood, Newburyport.

Lydia H. Stevens, North Andover.

Eliza H. Samson, South Marshfiekl.

Carrie Augusta Torr, South

Elizabeth

Dan vers.

T

W hitman,

Lawrence, Kansas.

S.

Stanley, Salem.

Caroline L. Sweetser, Stoneham.

Amanda

Annie Winter, Gloucester. Charlotte A. Wood, Salem.

Richardson, Dracut.

Harriet N. Stanwood, Gloucester.

H. Annie Webber, Beverly.

Amelia R.

S.

44.

L. Trask,

Lynn.

Caroline L. Webber, Beverly.

Marietta M. White, Littleton.

42.

JUNIOR CLASS. Mary

E. Alley, Lynn.

Number

of Students during the Term, 103.

fcalem Observer Press.


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Salem Normal School Catalog: Winter Term, 1857-58.