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OF THE

SPRING AND SUMMER TERM,

1869.


Summer Term,

Register for the Spring and

1869.

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BOARD OF EDUCATION. His Excellency, the Governor.

John D. Philbrick, A.

His Honor, the Lieutenant Governor.

David H. Mason, A.

Prof.

John

P.

Marshall, A.

Gardiner G. Hubbard, A. Kev.

William Rice, A.M.,

Rev.

M., Somerville.

Samuel

T.

M.,

Newton

Centre.

Clarke, D.D., Jamaica

F.

Plain.

M., Cambridge.

Hon. Joseph White, A. M., Sec'y and

Springfield.

Hon. Emory Washburn, LL.Di; Cambridge. Rev.

James

M., Boston.

Rev.

Samuel

Abner

Seelye, D.D., Easthampton.

J.

C.

Jackson, D.D.,

Treas'r.

Assist. Sec'y.

Phipps, A. M., Agent.

BOARD OF VISITORS. Prof.

John

P.

Marshall, A.

M., Somerville.

|

James

Rev.

Clarke, D.D., Jamaica

F.

Plain.

Hon. Joseph White, A. M., Boston.

INSTRUCTORS. Daniel

B.

Hagar, A.

Ellen M. Dodge.

Mary

E.

Caroline

Mary

M.,

Principal.

Mary O.

B.

A. Currier, Teacher of Elocution.

Brown,

Esq.,

Teacher of Music.

Webb. J.

Cole.

N. Plumer.

Sophia O. Driver.

Hon. Joseph White,

A. M., Lecturer on

Civil Polity.

Prof.

William

P.

Atkinson, Lecturer on

English Literature.

M. Isabella Hanson.

Harriet

L. Martin. Prof.

E.

Maria Upham.

Edward

S.

Morse, Lecturer on Zoology.


STUDENTS. &bt)an ccb

Class.

Marietta H. Barstow, Hanover.

Abbie M. Goodwin, Newburyport.

Mary A. Burnham, Durham, N. H.

Clementine D. Grover, Gloucester.

Harriette B. Clough, Gloucester.

5.

Class &. Ella A. Bailey, Lowell. Eliza A. Baxter,

New

Jennie A. Norris, Dracut.

Berne, X. C.

Julia L. Brigham, Montpelier, Vt.

Marcia A. Burbank, Danville, N.

Mary

H

B. Chamberlain, Salem.

Amesbury

Annie, B. Foster, East Saugus.

M. Hoyt, West Amesbury.

Lynn.

Medfield.

Justine F. Proctor, Gloucester.

Ida Sheldon, Lowell. E. Trask, Salem.

Luella A. Wardwell, Lowell.

rows, N. H.

Lucy B. Wiggin, Wakefield, N. H. Hattie F. Wiley, Lynnfield.

Abbie F. Jaquith, Chelsea.

Mary

Oliver,

Hattie A. Watson, Northwood Nar-

Ida A. Emerson, Wakefield.

Emma

.

M. Parker,

Ellen

Mary

Harriet S. Crosby, Chelsea. Nettie E. Currier, South

Charlotte

22.

E. Nichols, Beverly.

Class 8. Esther

S.

Baylies, Taunton.

Marietta Clarke, Topsfield.

Alice L. Blaney, Swampscott.

Ella Dager, Wakefield.

Harriet D. Bowen, Salem.

Annie D. Dalton, Salem.

Elizabeth C. Bridge, Peterboro', N. Y.

Mary

Caroline O. Brown, Danvers.

Evelyn

E. Emery, Montpelier, Vt. S.

Foster, Beading.


Anna M.

Jessie Girdwood,

Alice

Ella L. Munroe, Lynnfield.

George, Oakdale.

New

Bedford.

Martha A. Paul, Lowell.

M. Guernsey, Boston.

Lucy A. Peabody, Wenham. Annie R. Sawyer, Durham, N. H.

Eliza C. Gutterson, Lynn.

Amanda M.

Hadley, Lowell.

Mary E. Mary L.

Annie L. Hale, Salem, rlda A.

Hill,

Maria E. Paul, West Lynn.

Lowell.

Seger, Swampscott. Starret,

Millville.

Ellen

M. Humphrey, Marblehead.

E. Adelaide Towle, Newburyport.

Eliza

M. Hussey, Nantucket.

Eliza J. Wallace, Lawrence.

Amy

Hutchins, North Cambridge.

Erances A. Whittier, Danversport.

Lena Ingraham,

N. Y.

Johnsonville,

Georgiana R. Kehew, Salem.

Eliza O. Williams, Winchester.

Wyman,

Sarah E.

Arlington.

35.

Ella E. Merithew, Lowell.

QTU0S Margaret B. Agan, Saratoga Springs.

N. Y.

or.

Mary W. Theresa

Griffin,

J.

Litchfield,

Griffing, Ipswich.

Isadora Allbee, Springfield, Vt.

Harriet Haskell, Beverly.

Abbie G.

Clarie

Billings, Greenland,

N. H,

Charlotte E.

Addie t E.

Brown, Lowell.

Helen A. Brown, Seekonk.

Emily B. Bullard, Chicago,

E. Hewes, Lynnfield Centre.

Mary A. Legg,

Annie E. Breed, Lynn.

N. H.

Chelsea.

Merrill,

Chelsea.

Ella Mills, Dunbarton, N. H. 111.

Ruth A.

Morrill,

East Salisbury.

Sarah E. Butler, Charlestown.

Isabel Neale, Saugus Centre.

Emma

Florence E. Coburn, East Dracut.

Anna A. Mary A.

Gulielma Coffin, Nantucket.

Margaret C. Schouler, Arlington.

Arvilla A. Cross, Boston.

Susan T. Schouler, Arlington.

Emma

S.

L. Chadwick, Chelsea.

A. Damon, Reading.

Mary E. Evans,

Chelsea.

Reid, Seekonk.

Richardson, Lawrence.

Louisa Stearns, Brookline.

Annie Stone, Providence, R.

Margaret Fawcett, Surry, N. H.

Mary

Minnie B. Eenton, Melrose.

Helen F. Teel, Peabody.

Lydia M. Folger, Nantucket.

Sara L. Thomas, Wakefield.

M. Jennie Geer, Lowell. Martha E. Glover, Salem.

Florence A. Todd, Lynn.

I.

E. Stuart, Boston Highlands.

Francena F. Trask, Beverly.


T. Wells, Deerfield Cen., N.H,

Rosina H. Treadwell, Flushing, N. Y.

Mari

Emma

Laura B. White, Northfield.

L. True, Chelsea.

Olive E. Underhill, Salem.

Alice G. C. Whitney, Southborough-

Eliza N. Wardvvell, Lawrence.

Eliza L. Wing, Sandwich.

Annie M. Wells, Lyndon, Yt.

Alice J.

Class Emily

J.

Ruth

Allen, Marblohead.

Win Ward, Cambridge.

49.

IDÂŤ Eliza J. Kidder, North Saugus.

B. Bailey, Lowell.

Julia F. Lewis,

East Salisbury.

Chloe Barker, Alton Corner, N. H.

Mary

Carrie L. Barrell, Lewiston, Me.

Eleanor M. Magee, North Chelsea.

Ella F. Butterfield, Wakefield.

Evelyn L. Makepeace, Lynn.

Annie C. Coburn, Charlestown.

Julia

Marion V. Damon, Somerville.

Isabelle L. Parsons, Lynnfield Centre

L. Drown, Fisherville, N. H.

Lucy

F. Liffin, Beverly.

M. McDuffle, North Andover.

Lucy E. Parsons, Salem.

Adele E. Fabens, Salem.

Emma

Emma

Clara E. Phelps, North Chelsea.

Fifield,

Franklin, N. H.

Freeman, Lowell.

Lucy

J.

Anna

C. Gould, Woonsocket, R.

C. Perkins, East Walpole.

Mira A. Prime, Salem. I.

Frances Roundey, Beverly.

E. Adelaide Hamblet, Dracut.

Emma

Laura M. Hamblet, Salem.

Priscilla

Julia

Emma

M. Healey, Lowell. E. Howard, Chelsea.

A. Swasey, Salem. K. Titcomb, Newburyport.

A. Mary Tredick, Union, N. H.

Annie

J.

Wiggin, North Chelsea.

Emily A. Howe, Lowell.

Elizabeth

M. Wilson, Marblehead.

Sarah F. Jewett, Lynn.

Georgiana Young, Lanesville.

Number

of pupils in attendance the present term,*

147.

Number

of different pupils during the past year,

197.

36.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.... SALEM, MASS.

This Institution was established by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with the liberal co-operation of the City of Salem and the Eastern Railroad for the direct

preparation of Female Teachers

High Schools required by law.

It is

first

Common and

to instruct in the

under the charge of the State Board of

Education, and of a special Board of Visitors. elapsed since the reception of the

Company,

During the period that has

Class, in September, 1854, one thousand

two hundred and twenty-five Ladies have been members of the School these, five

;

and

of

hundred and thirty-seven have received diplomas, upon the honorable

completion of the prescribed course of study.

Year

Scljool The School Year

is

atiti

Eexms.

divided into two terms, each containing nineteen weeks of

study, with a week's recess near the middle of the term.

The next

Fall

Term

will

The next Spring Term close

[The

2,

1869,

and

17,

1870,

and

on Thursday, January 20, 1870.

will close

will

commence on Thursday, September

will

on Thursday, July

present term

exercises of

commence on Thursday, February 7,

1870.

will close on Thursday,

July

8,

with

1869,

public"]

Examination and Graduation, commencing at 9 o'clock, A. M.

J

&tÂťmf ssl on. Candidates for admission must be at least sixteen years of age satisfactory certificate of

;

must present a

good moral character; must declare their

full intention

of faithfully observing the regulations of the School, during their connection with it,

and of afterwards teaching in the public schools of Massachusetts

* Ladies designing to teach in other States or in private schools paying $15 a term for tuition. _

may

;*

and must

be admitted oy


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

Grammar, Geography, and

A greater age and

the History of the United States.

higher attainments than those prescribed, with some experience

in teaching, render the course of study in the Institution

The Examination

for admission takes place

term, commencing at 9 o'clock, A. M.

examined

still

more

on Thursday, the

Except

useful.

first

day of each

in extraordinary cases,

no one

is

later in the term.

Co

ujrse

of

StuHg.

The Board of Education, by a vote passed January

9, 1866,

prescribed the

Normal Schools

following Course of Study for the State

" The time of the course extends through a period of two

years;

and

is

di-

vided into terms of twenty weeks each, with daily sessions of not less than

five

hours, five days each week.

BRANCHES OF STUDY TO BE PURSUED. First Term. 1.

Arithmetic, oral and written, begun.

2. 3.

Geometry, begun. Chemistry.

4.

Grammar and

Analysis of the English Language.

Second Term. 1.

2. 3.

4.

5.

Algebra begun. Geometry completed Geography and History begun. Physiology and Hygiene. Grammar and Analysis completed. Lessons once or twice a week in Botany and Zoology. Arithmetic completed

;

;

Third Term. 1

Algebra completed

2.

Geography and History completed. Natural Philosophy. Rhetoric and English Literature. Lessons once or twice a week in Mineralogy and Geology.

3.

4. 5.

;

Book-keeping.

Fourth Term.

3.

Astronomy. Mental and Moral Science including the principles and art of Reasoning. Theory and Art of Teaching, including (1.) Principles and Methods of Instruction. (2.) School Organization and Government.

4.

The

1.

2.

—

(3.)

School

Laws

—

of Massachusetts.

Civil Polity of Massachusetts

and the United

States.


9 In connection with the foregoing, constant and careful attention

throughout the course to drawing and delineations on the blackboard spelling,

with derivations and definitions

and vocal gymnastics

;

be given

to

;

music

reading, including analysis of sounds

;

and writing.

The Latin and French languages may be pursued

as optional studies, but not

to the neglect of the English course.

General exercises in composition, gymnastics, object lessons, &c-, to be con-

ducted in such a manner and at such times as the Principals shall deem best. Lectures on the different branches pursued, and on related topics, to be given

by gentlemen from abroad, as the Board or the Visitors by the teachers and more advanced

The order

shall direct,'

and

also

scholars.

may

of the studies in the course

be varied in special cases, with

the approval of the Visitors."

§ibban«b

At the opening two years,

will be

commenced,

for the

Isfrtbg.

purpose of giving to young

an opportunity

The course of study

the work.

of

of the next term an Advanced Course of Study, to occupy

desire to teach in high schools for

Course

women who

to prepare themselves thoroughly

— though not

yet precisely determined

— will

include the higher mathematics, languages, natural sciences, and other studies usually pursued in high schools.

The demand

for well trained teachers in

positions offered are so desirable, as to present to

and good attainments a strong inducement

now so large, and the young women of decided talents

high schools

is

to avail themselves of the privileges

thus freely offered by the State. It is probable that

but one Advanced Class will be formed each year.

who may desire to join the class to make an early application.

§ams anb

The ends

chiefly

that

is

$ftetjjobg

aimed at in

Ladies

to be organized in September, are requested

of

JStubg

anb ©raining.

this School are, the acquisition of the necessary

knowledge, the attainment of skill in the art of teaching, and the general de-

velopment of the mental powers.

From

the beginning to the end of the course, all studies are conducted with

especial reference to the best cellent, are not

deemed

ways of teaching them.

Recitations, however ex-

satisfactory unless every pupil

that which she has herself learned.

is

able to teach others

In every study the pupils in turn occupy


10 temporarily the place of teacher of their classmates, and are subjected to their criticisms as well as those of their

regular teacher.

Teaching exercises of va-

rious kinds form a large and important part of the school work.

During the

Senior term, object lessons are given to classes of primary school children, 'so that

every pupil obtains, before graduating, considerable experience in teaching chil-

dren to observe, think, and give expression to thought.

Nearly

all

the studies are conducted upon the topical plan.

memory

Text-books are

The committing of text-books

used, to a large extent, as books of reference.

to

avoided as far as possible, the scholars being trained to depend upon

is

thoughts rather than words.

A

great object of the school

speak for themselves

whatever

difficulties

;

to

may

is

discipline

the pupils investigate, think, and

make them independent,

self-reliant,

of the school

pected to govern themselves

as

presumed

meet

to be unfit

deemed necessary

known wishes

to,

Those who are unwil-

of the Principal and his Assis-

feeling of emulation

duce the scholars to perform their duties faithfully. according to their comparative success Faithful^ attention to duty

is

required, and

is

become teachers.

awaken a

to

Pupils are ex-

simple as possible.

do without compulsion what

to

;

made

is

ling to conform cheerfully to the

It is not

to

ia tip line.

to refrain voluntarily from all improprieties of conduct.

tants, are

and ready

arise.

5 Tbe

make

to

in

encouraged

their

for its

The ranking of

studies,

own

in order to in-

is

scholars

not here allowed.

sake, not for the purpose

of obtaining certain marks of credit.

promotions anb

Promotions from one

class to

(Srabnations.

another are made at the close of each term by

means of thorough written examinations.

These examinations include every

study pursued during the term, and the result in each study must be satisfactory to entitle the pupil to advance failure on the part of

term.

Young

the study next in

In cases of partial failure, reexaminations are allowed. is

had in

and only those who pass ladies

no serious

who

A

order.

general

a pupil compels her to retake the entire work of the

term, a special examination schools,

to

it

all

the

branches taught in the

successfully are permitted

possess good natural abilities

difficulties in

In the Senior

to

common

graduate.

and right habits of study,

passing the required examinations.

find


11 apparatus, anb Ulussixw.

ilibrarg,

The

Institution

has a valuable Library, containing, in works for general

thousand volumes.

erence and reading, and in text-books, about eight also,

a fair supply of philosophical apparatus, and a

Museum

ref-

It has,

containing a large

collection of specimens illustrating various departments of science.

The

friends of the higher education of

the Institution by

making donations

this direction will be gratefully

Tuition

is

is

can confer a great benefit upon

Library and

to its

Museum.

Any

aid in

acknowledged.

who comply with the condition of teaching in wherever they may have previously resided.

free to those

schools of Massachusetts, fee ($2.00)

women

the public

A

small

paid by each pupil at the beginning of the term, for incidental ex-

penses.

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

It is

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

for purposes of reference

studied

;

and comparison, the text-books which they have already

and they should especially be provided with a Bible, a Dictionary, and a

recent Atlas.

The

price

which

is

washing, or separate

paid by the pupils for board,

fire

and

lights,) varies

cording to the accommodations furnished. selves can obtain

Pupils

good rooms

who come

for

(not usually including

from $4.00 to $5.00 per week, ac-

who

Pupils

prefer to

board them-

one dollar a week.

to the School daily in the

steam

cars, obtain season tickets

at one half of the usual rates.

For the assistance of those who would find even the moderate expenses of the School burdensome,

thousand term,

dollars.

among

the

Commonwealth makes an annual appropriation of a

One half

amount

of this

pupils from Massachusetts

distributed at the close of each

is

who may

merit and need the aid, in sums

varying according to the distance of their residence from ceeding in any case $1.50 per week. pupil's connection with the School

is

.

is

less

also rendered, in cases of special merit

fund of Five Thousand Dollars, bequest of Nathaniel

Salem, May, 1869.

I.

for

term of a

than two years.

and need, from the income of the

which the School

Bowditch,

first

not reckoned, unless she enters prepared to

complete the prescribed course of study in

Aid

Salem, but not ex-

In this distribution, the

is

indebted to the munificent

Esq., of Brookline.


a'lIIHIIAi CJOIYII The

Fifth Triennial Convention of the

will be held

on Friday, July

Normal School

Salem

at

9. *

The Exercises will be as follows At 9| o'clock A. M., a general meeting for :

congratulations

and

the transaction of business, to befollowed by meetings of the several classes.

At\\\

a public meeting intl\e South Church, where the exercises ivill include the Triennial Report by the Principal, a poem by Miss Sarah E. Perkins, of Peabody, and an address by Prof. o'clock,

Alpheus Crosby, of Salem.

At

of the public exercises, the past members of the School, invited guests, will partake of a collation in Normal

the close

together ivith

Hall, after which their attention will be called to brief addresses

and

other exercises appropriate to the occasion.

Past members of the School will be welcomed, during their stay in Salem at the time of the Convention, to the generous hospitalities of the citizens

In order

of Salem. that

it

may be known for what number of persons prepar-

ation should be made, desire

tickets

for

the

absolutely necessary collation, and all ivho would it

is

that all like

who

to avail

of the private hospitalities proffertd, should without delay, send word to the Principal of the School. Especial this point is requested. attention to

themselves

Past members

to

tvhom

this circular

may come

favor by immediately sending to the Principal .and, as far as possible, that of other members.

will confer their

own

a great

address,

The Fifth Triennial Convention promises to be one of more than usual interest and pleasure. It is hoped that the number in attendance will show that the School has a strong hold upon the affections come who can. From those who cannot present, a written word of remembrance loill be welcome. of

its

pupils.

Let

all

Inbehalf of

the Executive Committee,

D. B. Salem Observer Caloric l^vcr

HAGAH,

l'rinting

Rooms.

Chairman.

be


Salem Normal School Catalog: Spring and Summer, 1869.