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Summer Term,

Register for the Spring and

1864.

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BOARD OF EDUCATION. 1^ His Excellency, The Governor.

Abner

His Honor, The Lieutenant Governor.

Rev.

J.

Phipps, Esq., Lowell.

William Rice, A. M.,

Springfield.

Hon. Emory Washburn, LL.D., Cambridge. Rev. William A. Stearns, D. D., Amherst.

Hon. Joseph White, A. M.,

Secretary.

Hon. John D. Philbrick, A. M., Boston.

David H. Mason,

Esq.,

Newton Centre.

Rev. Jasies F. Clare:e, D. D., West Roxbury.

John

P.

Marshall, A. M., Somerville.

Rev. Samuel C. Jackson, D.D., Assistant Sec'y.

George B. Emerson, LL.

D.,

Treasurer.

BiRDSEY G. Northrop, A. M., Agent.

Rev.

BOARD OF VISITORS. John

P.

Hon. Joseph White, A. M.

Marshall, A. M.

Hon. John D. Philbrick, A. M.

George B. Emerson, LL. D.

INSTRUCTORS. Alpheus Crosby ,S a. M., Principal.

William Russell, A. M., Instructor

in El-

ocution.

Martha

K.^^Crosby.

Ellen M. Dodge.

Mary

E.

Webb.

Rev. Birdsey G. Northrop, A. M., Lecturer

on Mental Philosophy.

James

C.

Frances

Caroline

J.

Cole.

Josephine A. Ellery.

Maey

C.

0.

Brown, Teacher of Music.

B.

Spofford.

Sharp, Esq., Lecturer on Chemistry.

M. D., Lecturer on Anatomy, Physiology, and Health. S,

Cooke,

Sanborn Tenney, A. M., Lecturer on Geology and Mineralogy. Frederic

W. Putnam,

Zoology.

Esq.,

Lecturer on


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STUDENTS.

Class.

Qlbnanccb Ella G. Page, Gloucester.

]\Iary

Newburyport.

N. Plumer,

Louise F. Parsons, East Glo)icester.

Senior Huldah

QI

I

ass

.

Anna

S.

Lamson,

Marzette H. Coburn, Dracut.

Abby

F.

Lane, Lynn.

Mary

Harriet Lane,

E. Boothby,

T. Danforth,

Jackson, Me.

Lynnfield Centre.

Topsfield.

Newport, Vt.

Mary Ann Dotey, Manchester, N. H.

Julia Packard,

Sophia 0. Driver, Salem.

Abby

Marcia L. Duley, Annisquam, Gloucester.

Caroline A. Pitkin, Winchendon.

Lucinda

Emily R. Pitkin, Winchendon.

J.

Gregg, Derry, N. H.

Ella F. Hay,

West Auburn, Me.

L. Peak,

Chelsea.

Addie M. Spinney, Charlestown.

Stoneham.

Augusta, M. Howe, Somerville.

Mary

Helen M. Hunt, Lowell.

Elsie A. Woodward, Keene, N. H.

iHibble

G. Stone,

Charlestown.

Class.

Helen L. Abbott, North Andover.

Clara B. French, Greenville,

Mary V.

Annie E. Friend, Gloucester.

Allen, Manchester.

Eleanor E. Boies,

Martha

Chelsea.

C. Brainerd,

Halifax.

111.

Katharine T. Fuller, North Andover.

Mary

Hinsdale.

E. Gilbert,

Augusta A. Brown, Newburyport.

Effie

Emma

Rebecca B. Gove, Weare, N. H.

D. Coburn, Pelham, N. H.

Eveline Conant,

Sarah

J.

Ellen B.

Wenham.

20.

J.

Gould, Lowell.

Caroline W. Graves, North Reading.

Crosby, Lowell.

Maria A. Holt, Keene, N. H.

Cushman, Plymouth.

Lucy M. James,

Deerfield Centre, N. H.

Sarah F. Daniels, South Danvers.

Julia T. Jellisou, North Ellsworth, Me.

Sarah A. Dewing, North Chelsea.

Ella F.

Sarah C. Fiske, Lowell.

Mary

Kehew, Salem.

L. Kilburn,

Lonsdale, R.

L


Sarah

S. Kittredge,

Ann

iSalem.

B. Smith,

East Medway.

Olive A. Leggett, North Andover.

Helen M. Titcomb, Newburyport.

Hannah

A. Nash,

Mary

Mary

J.

Parker,

Sarah

S.

Perkins, Lynnfield Centre.

Amanda M.

Greenfield.

Annisquam, Gloucester.

Philbrick, Galeshurg,

111.

Sophia M. Pike, Newburyport.

Emma

H. Proctor, South Danvers.

Iitnior Martha E. Abbott, North Reading.

New

liUcy E. Bacheller,

Lynn.

Emma

Rockport.

R. Welch,

Harriet

J.

Lowell.

West, Lynn.

Martha E. Whittredge, Hamilton. Helen Willson, Como,

111.

Sarah L. Woodberry, Beverly.

Sarah P. Sanborn, Lawrence.

Gertrude E. Allen,

Eliza S. Tufts,

South Danvers.

Louise A. P. White, Salem.

Lawrence.

Adelaide C. Plumley,

E. Torr,

Bedford.

44.

QliaBB. Sarah

Lucy

S.

Hibbard, Methuen.

L. Holden,

West Concord, N. H.

Lavina Barnard, West Charleston, Vt.

Anna M. Holmes, Ipswich. Mary E. Hutchinson, Middleton.

Mary

Amanda

E. Bartlett,

Haverhill.

Elizabeth T. Blaney,

Mary

South Danvers.

A. Bryant, Stoneham.

H. James, Deerfield Centre, N. H.

Rosa G. Jarard, Gay Head, Chilmark. Susan Jordan, Poland, Me.

Rosanna A. Burnham, Essex.

Mary

Eleanor M. Butler, Bedford.

Martha A. Lakeman, Hallowell, Me.

Eliza C. H. Coburn, Pelham, N. H.

Julia

Harrietta C. Critchett,

Lowell.

F. Kittredge,

South Danvers.

M. Mann, Salem.

Esther L. Merriam, North Tewksbury.

Delia A. Curtis, Northborough.

Caroline M. Osborne, South Danvers.

Emeline M. Dickinson, West Townsend.

Alice H. Packard,

Isabel

Abby

M. Emilio, Salem. D. Esty,

Margaret B.

Middleton.

Fitz,

Salem.

Lowell.

Sarah A. Phelps, Middleton. Julitta E. Prescott,

Anna

South Danvers.

E. Richardson, Lowell.

Helen C. Frye, Lowell.

Imogene A. Rowe, Stoneham.

Caroline A. Fuller, Salem.

Ellen P. Sibley, Salem.

Emma

H. Gage, Methuen.

Charlotte E. Stephenson,

Boston.

Susan M. Glover, Salem.

Joanna Thompson, Roxbury.

Charlotte Goding, North Livermore, Me.

Sarah W. Tompkins, Lawrence.

Julia A. Goodwin, Boston.

Georgianna Wilkinson,

Helen M. Hastings, North Chelsea.

Ellen Wonson,

Number

of Students in attendance during the Term,

North Chelsea.

Gloucester.

4G.

113.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.. ..SALEM, MASS.

This Institution was established by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with the

Salem and the Eastern Railroad Company, for the

liberal co-operation of the City of

Common and High

direct preparation of Female Teachers to instruct in the

quired by law.

Board of

under the charge of the State Board of Education, and of a special

It is

During the period that has elapsed since the reception of the

Visitors.

Class in September, 1854, seven hundred and ninety-nine Ladies have been

the School;

Schools re-

and of

members of

hundred and forty-three have received diplomas,

three

these,

first

upon the honorable completion of the prescribed course of study.

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The School Year ruary and the

first

is

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Year

a n

S" c r in s

ti

divided into two Terms, commencing

Wednesday

in September,

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; each

tlie last

Wednesday

in Feb-

containing twenty weeks of study,

with a week's recess near the middle of the Term.

The present Term Tuesday, July

19th.

will close

All

these Exercises, which will at other times that

may

with Exercises of Examination and Graduation, on

Friends of Education are respectfully invited to attend

commence

at 9 o'clock, A.

M.

;

and

also to visit tlie School

suit their convenience.

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.

Candidates for admission must be at least sixteen years of age; must present a satisfactory certificate

of good moral character;

must declare

their

full

intention


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observing the regulations of the School during their connection with

of faithfully

and of afterwards teaching in the public

it,

schools

of Massachusetts;*

and must

pass a satisfactory examination in Reading, Spelling, Defining, Writing, Arithmetic,

English Grammar, Geography, the History of the United States, and Algebra (through

Equations of the First Degree with

unknown

one

A

quantity.)

greater age

and

higher attainments than those prescribed, with some experience in teaching, render the course of study in the Institution

The Examination

commencing

more

for admission takes place

Except

useful.

on Wednesday, the

first

day of each term,

or as soon after that hour as the Candidates

at 8 o'clock, A. M.,

able to arrive.

still

in extraordinary cases,

no one

is

examined

may

be

later in the term.

St iitJf es. These are of two kinds

the

:

more

strictly

professional, which are prescribed for

all

the members of the School; and those that are more general in their character, which are pursued as the students

may need

several grades of public schools.

" Blanches for all

of Learning" prescribed

High Schools

;

III.

or

The

desire, in

by law

Those prescribed

Professional Studies.

1.

preparation

for teaching

latter are divided into three classes for all public schools; II. for

High Schools

:

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

in I.

the

The

Those prescribed

of the second class.

Philosophy, History, and Art of Education in

its

several

departments; including General Principles and Methods of Instruction, Mental and

Moral Philosophy, School Laws, School Organization and Government, &c. Principles and Best Methods of Instruction, both elementary and more advanced,

2.

in

tlie

several branches of school study.

3.

Exercises in Teaching, for the illustration and application of these Principles and

Methods; and other Exercises, both Oral and Written,

for cultivating that

power and

propriety of thought and expression which are so essential to the teacher's success.

Observation and practice in other schools are also recommended, and the former, to

some extent, required.

General Studies.

Class

"Orthography, Reading, Writing, English Grammar,

I.

Geography, Arithmetic, the History of the United States, and Good Behavior;" and also

"Algebra, Vocal Music, Drawing, Physiology, and Hygiene," (which, in the

words of the law, â&#x20AC;˘mittee

deem

it

*'

shall be taught in all the public schools in

expedient. "

By

which the School Com-

a recent statute, "Agriculture" has been added to

these studies.

* Ladies designing

to teach in

paying; S^"^ ^ terra for tuition.

other States or in private schools

may

be admitted by


Class

General History, Book-keeping, Surveying, Geometry, Natural Philoso-

•'

II.

phy, Chemistry, Botany, the Civil Polity

of

Commonwealth and of

this

the United

and the Latin Language."

States,

Class

III.

" The Greek and French Languages, Astronomy, Geology, Rhetoric,

Logic, Intellectual and Moral Science, and Political

Economy."— See General

Statutes

of Mass., chap. 38, §§ 1, 2.

Pupils

who have

who approve Studies of the

successfully completed the Professional Studies of the School,

upon examination,

themselves,

receive the First

first class,*

and

competent to instruct in the General

fully

Diploma of the School.

Those who also show

themselves well acquainted with the General Studies of the second class, and with the

French Language, receive the Second Diploma special Certificate

is

while for the remaining studies a

;

So far as practicable, the needed acquaintance with these

added.

General Studies, especially with those of the

first class,

should be acquired by students

before their admission to the School.

The prescribed Course of Study but pupils

may

for the first

Diploma estends through two years

enter in advance, whenever their examination

;

shows that they can

do this advantageously.

Slfhrary, The

Slpparatus,

Institution has already a valuable supply,

anti

Museum.

chiefly

through donation, of these

material aids of education, which are so important for

its full

success, (the Libra-

ry containing, in works for general reference and reading, and in text-books, more than seven thousand volumes.)

To provide

for

them ampler accommodations, the School

Building has been enlarged, and now presents room cabinet-cases, ality of its

for filling

which the School must rely

for long ranges of book-shelves chiefly

upon the continued

and

liber-

Friends and the Friends of Education, especially of those who appreciate

the claims of Higher Female Education with particular reference to the

work of educa-

ing others.!

* Full preparation for instructing in these branches is regarded as requirinp: an elementary acquaintance with Geometry with the Natural Sciences, both philosophical and descriptive with the History and Etymology of the English Language and with ;

;

;

English Literature.

t Contributions of books and pamphlets

and chemical and of other articles appropriate to an Educational Museum, will be gratefully received, and will make an important addition to the means of usefulness which the Institution already for the Library, of philosophical

apparatus, of minerals, plants, shells, and

other specimens

of natural history,

possesses.

School Committees and Superintendents will confer a special favor by sending copies of

Annual Reports and other educational documents; and Instructors in Institutions of every grade, by sending copies of their Catalogues and Circulars. their


â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

8 3E);penses, Tuition

is

free to those Avho

($1.50)

is

comply with the condition of teaching in the public

wherever they

schools of Massachusetts,

0it),^c.

may have

A

previously resided.

small fee

paid by each pupil at the beginning of the term, for incidental expenses.

The text books required are mostly furnished without charge from the School Library. It is

recommended, however, that the pupils should bring with them,

the text books which they have already studied ;

reference and comparison,

should especially be provided with a Dictionary

The price which or separate prices,

it

fire

commonly paid by

is

and

for purposes of

and recent

the pupils for board, (not including washing,

lights,) is, at present, $2.75 per week.

will probably be

and they

Atlas.

From

the advance of other

somewhat more next term.

For the assistance of those who would

find

even the light expenses of the School bur-

densome, the Commonwealth makes an annual appropriation of a thousand

One

half of this

amount

may

Massachusetts who

is

among

distributed at the close of each term,

dollars.

pupils ffom

merit and need the aid, in sums varying according to the

distance of their residence from Salem, and their necessary expenses in attending the School, but not exceeding in any case $1.50 per week.

In this distribution, the

first

thirteen weeks of a pupil's connection with the School are not reckoned, unless she

enters prepared to complete the prescribed course of study in less than two years.

Aid

Fund

is also

of Five

rendered, in cases of special merit and need, from the income of the

Thousand Dollars,

bequest of Nathaniel

for

which the School

is

indebted to the munificent

Bowditch, Esq., of Brookline.

I.

Through the bounty of Thomas Lee, Esq., of Boston, awards are made,

amount

to

the

of seventy-five dollars a year, for excellence in Reading.

At the beginning of the next term, awards admission

who show

will

be made to those candidates for

special excellence in the introductory examinations

:

1.

In Arithmetic and Algebra, to the amount of one hundred dollars.

2.

In Orthography, through the bounty of Leander Wetherell, Esq., of Boston.

3.

In Reading, through the bounty of Thomas Lee, Esq.

,

of Boston.

Salem, July, 1864.

ANNOUNCEMENT. The Next Term of the State Normal School at Salem, Mass., will commence with un Examiuiition of Candidates for admission,

on Wednesday,

Sep-

tember 7th, 1864. This Institution

open

is

who may wish

to

direct preparation for the

or

High

Schools.

TERM.

Public Schools of Massachusetts, Tuition

to

Ladies not less than

To

all

is

Free.

Text books are mostly furnisiied from the Library of the School.

The common

ent, $2.75 per

sixteen years of age, (without limit as to iilacc of resi-

dence,)

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; NEXT and other

week.

sources,

tributed to pupils

price of

From

Board

is,

at pres-

the State Appropriation

more than $1500 are annually

who merit and need

dis-

the aid.

pursue a Com-sc of Study in

work

who

of teaching in

Common

For Circulars, or further information, address

intend to teach in the

Salem Observer Press.

THE miNCIPAL.


Salem Normal School Catalog: Spring and Summer 1864.