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SPRING AND SUMMER TERM,
EGISTER FOR THE JPRINGAND
BOAED OF EDUCATION. His Excellency, .Gov.
His Honor, Lieut. Gov.
Rev. A. A. Miner, D.
Rev. William Rice, A. M., Springfield. Hon. C. C. Esty, A. M., Framingham. Hon. Edward B. Gillett, A. M., Westfield.
Rev. Charles B. Rice, A. M., Danvers. Hon. Henry Chapin, LL. D., Worcester.
OFFICERS OF BOARD OF EDUCATION W. Dickinson,
Hon. Oliver Warner,
George A. Walton, E. A.
A. M., Agent, Westfield.
BOARD OF VISITORS. Gardiner
B. Rice, A. M., Danvers.
Hon. John W. Dickinson, A. M.,Newtonville.
Ellen M. Dodge.
Harriet D. Allen.
Elizabeth N. Jones.
Sophia O. Driver.
Leslie W. Miller, Teacher of Drawing.
Special ^indents; Chattarina W. Agge, Salem. Abbie L. Burnham, Salem. Mary C. Hodges, Salem.
Evelyn Smalley, Salem. Caroline E. Whitney, Salem.
B. Willson, Salem.
Esther F. Preston, Beverly.
%t\vmm Lizzie F. Abbott, Salem. L. Mabel Allen, North Beverly.
Laura F. Armitage, Saugus Centre.
Helen A. Fiske, Lynn. Fannie W. Kaan, Somerville. Kate P. Richardson, Middleton. Caroline N. Tarr, Salem.
Carrie D. Center, Gloucester.
Helen L. Chesley, Portsmouth,
Louise F. Clark, Chelsea.
ÂŽ\ms'%. Caroline F. Allen, Salem.
Ashby, Salem. Lizzie M. Balcomb, Salem. J.
Lucy R. Beadle, Marblehead. Carrie F. Brown, Stoneham. Mary F. Burnham, Lowell.
Mary E. Carter, Lowell. Lucy E. Caswell, Gloucester. M. Ella Cressey, Salem. Eva J. Dotey, Stoneham. Julia M. Durfee, Fall River. Clara A. Eaton, Lowell. Annie M. Fernald, Woli'borough, N. H. Lucy W. Files, North Raymond, Me. Maria C. Fiske, Lynn. Eliza H. Gove, Lynn. .Lucy A. Guy, Norwood. Annie D. Hall, Danvers.
Danversport. Horton, East Somerville. Carrie M. Howe, Middleton. Ellen M. Jones, Weston. Alice G. Josselyn, Sharon. Marion E. King, East Boston.
E. Leavitt, Salem.
Lizzie Legro, Lynn.
Saugus Centre. Emma L. Mitchell, Methuen. Alice Clinton Munsey, Lynn. Sarah A. Newhall, Lynn. Lizzie M. Noyes, Georgetown. Harriet P. Poore, Lawrence. Hattie A. Raymond, Beverly. Emily F. Reed, Salem. Minnie E. Smith, Hudson Cen., N. H. C. Mansfield,
Sarah J. South worth, Lynn. Helen R. Stanley, Manchester.
Fannie G. Tufts, Medford.
Mary L. Walton, Saugus
Thing, Swampscott. L. Tuck, Lowell.
Clemie A. Young, Newtonville.
mm ยง Mary I. Baldwin, West Lynn. Elizabeth G-. Bell, Manchester, N. H. Annie A. Bent, Canton. Ida F. Blake, Lynn. Lizzie B. Blake,
E. Boyson, Danvers.
M. Brackett, Lynn.
M. Jenks, Salem.
Rose A. Jordan, Lowell. Katie M. Kavanagh, Wenham. Jennie I. Kershaw, North Andover. Louisa Lambirth, East Boston. Margaret C. Lawrie, Lynn.
Lizzie B. Bryant, Melrose.
M. Littlefield, Salem. Lizzie F. Manning, Salem.
Caroline F. Buck, Wilmington.
Mabel D. Marston, Lynn.
Lizzie P. Mitchell, Boston.
Susan F. Dennis, Salem. Adelaide A. Draper, Lynn. Sylvia H. Drown, Lynn. Calista A. Foss, Lynn. Minnie A. Fowle, North Reading. Mary D. French, East Salisbury. Grace A. G-lover, Salem. Eva M. Hardy, Lowell. A. Mabel Harwood, Lynn. Cora M. Herrick, Danvers.
M. Newton, Henniker, N. H.
B. Poulan, Beverly.
Rhodes, East Saugus.
Annie A. Shaw, Peabody. Sallie M. Simmons, Boston. Josie B. Stuart, Dracut.
Carrie E. Tarbox, Lynn.
H. Eugenie Thompson, Lowell. Mary L. Turner, Lynn. Persis M. Waterhouse, Lynn. Phebe P. Weare, Cape Neddock, Me. Alice E. Whitmarsh, Beverly.
Eliza G-. Hill, Salem. Ida P. Howes, Essex. Susan F. Hutchins, Chelsea.
Josephine Whitten, Lowell.
Grace L. Allen, Lynn.
Carrie P. Clark, Salem.
Clara E. Ballou, North Orange.
Annie J. Coan, Salem. Minnie B. Cogswell, Essex.
Belle F. Batchelder, Lowell.
Grace R. Browne, Salem. C. Buck, North Wilmington. Sarah L. Cabeen, Salem.
Julia F. Casey, Chelsea.
Cate, Dover, N.
Nellie E. Chubbuck, South Boston.
Clara J. Coney, Wakefield. Florence E. Coney, Wakefield. Ellen A. Corbett, Lowell. E. Lauretta Crabtree, Lynn. Hortense L. Crowninshield, Andover, Nellie M. Cutting, Winchester.
Isabelle T. Parrish,
Lucy S. Peirce, Billerica. Theresa M. Pepper, Salem.
Dodge, Hamilton. W'wc M. Donohoe, Lynn. A.ddie
Edgerly, Franklin Falls, Knierton, Newburyport.
Esta Files, North
Foye, Lynn. E. Frye, Wilton,
N. II. N. II.
Nellie B. Furber, Dover,
Clara s. Gardner, Gloucester. Lizzie E. Gardner, Salem.
Cora V. George, Boston.
E. Glidden, Gloucester.
Caroline Goldthwait, Salem.
Ellen T. Gorman, Salem.
Almira P. Goss, Salem. Annie Hill, Stoneham. Lizzie K. Hodgkins, Gloucester. Helen W. Houghton, Lynn. Mabel F. Hussey, Lynn. Catherine S. Hutcherson, Lynn.
Mary M. Hutchinson, Appleton, Wis. Lizzie L. Jelly, Salem.
Sophia H. Jenkins, Lynn. I. Lee, Charlestown. Alice P. Lord, Salem. Myrtie A. Low, East Boston. Lizzie T. Lyon, Salem. Nellie E. Maudant, Lynn. Ellen A. Merrill, East Salisbury. Lillian Nealley, East Somerville.
Brown, Andover. West Lynn.
Julia F. Callahan,
L. Wilcox, Thetford, Yt.
F. Wiley, Stoneham.
Minnie F. Woodbury, Salem. Jane S. Worcester, Thetford, Yt. 83
Catharine F. Atwood, East Boston. Ella M. Baker, Lowell. May B. Bloomer, Stoneham. Clara A. Bowley, Lynn. Isabella B.
Ida M. Proctor, West Gloucester. Jessie F. llaymond, North Beverly. Bessie A. N. liemer, Salem. Edith Howe, Gloucester. Ida 15\ Sawyer, Merrimacport. Martha L. Spinney, Lynn. Alice V. Stacey, Gloucester. Helena F. Stewart, Gloucester. Mary L. Stewart, Franklin, N. H. Delia Stickney, Danversport. Fannie M. Stone, Franklin, N. H. Georgiana E. Stone, Lynn. Sarah E. Symmes, Beverly. Abbie D. Symonds, Peabody. Mary U. Tapley, Danvers. Flora E. Taylor, Hampton, N. H. Ina Y. Thompson, Nashua, N. H. Katie M. Thrasher, Lynn. Abbie A. Upton, Lowell.
Whalen, Gloucester. Emily L. Whitmore, Newburyport.
E. Breed, Lynn.
Abbie G. Pope, Sandwich.
Ada 15. Pike, Salem. Hannah S. Pike, East Hattie F. Porter,
Henrietta Forbes, Lynn. Sulie
Â§ Helen B. Clarke, Portland, Me. Estelle P. Danforth, Chelsea.
E. Edwards, Merrimac.
Lizzie L. Ferguson, Peabody.
French, Danvers. Emma G. French, Lowell. Gertrude J. Gilman, Salem. Clara
G. Griffin, Annisquam.
Althea Kobinson, Salem. Cora B. Robinson, East Somerville. Nellie H. Rogers, Wenham.
Sarah H. Harlowe, Maiden. Mabel W. Haskell, Salem. Annie E. Hills, West Windham, N. H. Hattie M. Hinds, Maplewood. Florence J. Hutchinson, Lynn. Ellen M. Jacobs, Littleton. Alice M. Leach, Newburyport. Nina E. Leavitt, Lynn.
Elizabeth Leighton, Salem.
Harriet Lund, MapleWood. Annie F. Mansfield, Lynn.
Abbie Story, Lynn. Edith M. Story, Essex.
Martha N. Marsh, Swampscott. Katie E. McCarthy, Lowell.
Sanborn, North Somerville. Harriet E. Sargent, Merrimac. Minnie L. Sheldon, Manchester. M. Alice Smith, Lynn. Mary E. Smith, Beverly. Mary L. Smith, Peabody. Rose M. Smith, Newburyport. Julia E. Spurr, East Saugus. J.
E. Sullivan, Lowell. Alice E. Tufts, Danvers.
L. McSorley, Lowell.
Delia L. Naylor, Lowell. Alice T. Owens, Lowell. Effie M. Parkhurst, Gloucester.
M. Upton, Salem.
F. Walker, Lowell.
Alva B. Whitney, Salem.
Eannie S. Pomeroy, Stockbridge. Fannie A. Prescott, Hookset, 1ST. H. Mary^A. Reardon, Essex.
Whittemore, Lowell. Eliza J. Wilson, East Cambridge. Janet H. Wilson, Salem, J.
$nm WMX%. Special Students,
Advanced Class, Class A, (Senior), Class B, Class C,
D, Whole number Whole number Class
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for the term,
for the year,
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STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.. ..SALEM, MASS.
Tims Institution was established by the Commonwealth
with the liberal co-operation of the City of Salem and the Eastern Railroad pany, for the direct preparation of Female Teachers to instruct in the
under the charge of the State Board of a Special Board of Visitors. During the period that has
and High Schools required by law. Education, and of
elapsed since the reception of the
Class, in September, 1854,
two thousand one hundred Ladies have been members of the School; nine hundred and sixtythree of
have received diplomas, upon the honorable completion
prescribed course of study.
2l e r
is divided into two terms, each containing nineteen weeks of recess near the middle of each term. week's with a
The School Year studj
The next Term Tuesday, January
commence on Tuesday, August
The following term will commence on Tuesday, February on Tuesday,,.Tune 25, 1878. .
present term will close on Tuesday, June 26, 1877, with public exercises examination and of Graduation, commencing at 9ÂŁ o'clock, A. M.
Candidates for admission must be at least sixteen years of age; must present on the
day of examination a satisfactory
presumed qualifications for admission
good moral character and of
to the school
intention of faithfully observing the regulations of the School, during their con-
nection*with setts ;*
of afterwards teaching in the
and must pass
public schools of Massachu-
examination in Reading, Spelling, Defining,
Writing, Arithmetic, English Grammar,
Geography, and the History of the
United States. A some experience in teaching, render the course
greater age and higher attainments than those prescribed, with
of study in the Institution
* Ladies designing to teach in other States or paying $15 a term for tuition.
in private schools
may be admitted by
9 Especial attention should be given
requirements, as they will be strictly
As the appropriation made for the support of the School come necessary to reduce the number of scholars hence it
will be required that
to enter the school shall pass a very satisfactory examination.
The next Examination for admission will take place on Tuesday, August 28, commencing at 9 o'clock, A. M. Ladies who purpose to apply for admission at that time, are requested to notify
the Principal of their intention as early as possible,
The Board of Education, by a vote passed January 9, 1866, prescribed the following Course of Study for the State Normal Schools " The time of the course extends through a period of two years; and is divided :
into terms of twenty five
weeks each, with
daily sessions of not less than five hours,
days each week.
BRANCHES OF STUDY TO BE PURSUED. First Term.
Arithmetic, oral and written, begun.
and. Analysis of the English Language,
Second Term. Arithmetic completed Algebra begun. Geometry completed Geography and History begun. Physiology and Hygiene.
Analysis completed. Lessons once or twice a week in Botany and Zoology,
2. 3. 4. 5.
Third Term. Algebra completed Book-keeping. Geography and History completed. Natural Philosophy. Bhetoric and English Literature. Lessons once or twice a week in Mineralogy and Geology. ;
Fourth Term. Astronomy. Mental and Moral Science, including the principles and Theory and Art of Teaching, including Principles and Methods of Instruction. (1.) School Organization and Government. (2.)
art of Reasoning.
Civil Polity of Massachusetts
and the United
In connection with the foregoing, constant and careful attention to be given throughout the course to drawing and delineations on the blackboard; music; spelling,
with derivations and definitions
and vocal gymnastics; 'and writing.
reading, including analysis of sounds
may he pursued
Latin aini French languages
as optional studies, ^>nt
to the neglect of the English course.
Genera) exercises ducted
composition, gymnastics, object lessons,
to be con-
such limes as the Principals shall deem best.
Lectures on the different branches pursued, and on related topics, to be given i>\
gentlemen from abroad, as the Hoard or the Visitors shall
the teachers and
and also by
of the studies in the course
be varied in special cases, with the
approval of the Visitors."
Graduates of the regular course
desire to prepare themselves for the high-
er departments of teaching, are permitted to take pies
an advanced course, which occu-
and includes instruction and training in the Latin, French, and
languages, the higher mathematics, and the other branches required to
Graduates of the School
be taught in the high schools of Massachusetts.
desire to take the
Principal as early as possible.
are requested to
communicate with the
opening of the term beginning Avgust 28, 1877.)
giims Httb UTet^obs of Stabn sub draining.
The ends knowledge
at in this school are, the acquisition of the necessary
the Principles and Methods of
branches of study, the attainment
of skill in
Education, and. of the various
the art of teaching, and the general
development of the mental powers.
the beginning to the end of the course,
pecial reference to the best lent, are
studies are conducted with es-
of teaching them.
not deemed satisfactory, unless every pupil
which she has
as well as those of their regular teacher.
and are subjected
to their criticisms
Teaching exercises of various kinds
of the school work.
ject lessons are given to classes of
obtains, before graduating,
able to teach others that
In every study the pupils in turn occupy tempo-
rarily the place of teacher of their classmates,
form a large and important part
During the Senior term, ob-
primary school children, so that every pupil
experience in teaching children to
observe, think, and give expression to thought.
studies are conducted
large extent, as books of reference.
Text-books are used, to a of text-books to
avoided as far as possible, the scholars being trained to depend upon thoughts rather than words.
great object of the school
speak for themselves
the pupils investigate, think, and
make them independent,
discipline of the school
to govern themselves
to be unfit to
It is not
required, and to refrain
Those who are unwilling
voluntarily from all improprieties of conduct.
Pupils are expected
as simple as possible.
to do without compulsion what
wishes of the Principal and his assistants, are pre-
feeling of emulation, in order to induce
The ranking of
the scholars to perform their duties faithfully.
to their comparative success in their studies, is not here allowed.
tion to duty
not for the purpose of obtaining
promotions ana (Srabuattons.
Promotions from one
another are made at the close of each term by
of thorough written examinations.
These examinations include every
study pursued during the term, and the result in each study must be satisfactory
special examination is
In the Senior term, a
advance to the study next in order.
to entitle the pupil to
in all the branches taught in the
common schools, and Young ladies who
successfully are permitted to graduate.
possess good natural abilities and right habits of study, find
in passing the required examinations. ITibrarg,
apparatus, anb Jpusmm.
Institution has a valuable Library, containing, in
for general refer-
ence and reading, and in text-books, about nine thousand volumes. a fair supply of philosophical apparatus,
It has, also,
and a Museum containing a large
tion of specimens illustrating various departments of science.
important addition to the means of practical instruction in Chemistry has
been made, whereby a large number of pupils can, at the same time, engage in chemical investigations, free from
danger of inhaling injurious gases.
friends of the higher education of
the Institution by
this direction will be gratefully
can confer a great benefit upon
Library and Museum.
has been handsomely
up and furnished
for the purpose of afford-
ing facilities for instruction and training in the higher departments of drawing.
of beautiful casts, models,
and patterns have been obtained from
12 London, and have been conveniently arranged
of the School advantages not formerly enjoyed.
institute nnb ^««bobj)
The important ad vantages
by these well known and most useful Instimembers of the Normal School. The large and, in
tutions are freely enjoyed by
the room, thus giving to the
Cabinet belonging to the Institute and
affords rare opportunities for studies in various departments of Science;
and the instructive meetings of the Essex Institute for the discussion of Historical
Scientific subjects, possess great value for all
are interested in
study of History and of Nature. defenses, §JJ&, &t.
who comply with the condition of teaching in the public Massachusetts, wherever they may have previously resided. A small
free to those
paid by each pupil at the beginning of the term, for incidental
text-books required are mostly furnished, without charge, from the School
recommended, however, that pupils should bring with them, and comparison, the text-books which they have already
for purposes of reference
and they should,
especially, be provided
with a Dictionary and a recent
ing, or separate
paid by the pupils for board, (not usually including wash-
from $4 00
to $5 00 per
board themselves can
obtain good rooms for about one dollar a week.
to the School daily
by railroad, obtain season tickets
half of the usual rates, except on the Boston
For the assistance of those who
Maine road and
even the moderate expense of the School
burdensome, the Commonwealth makes an annual appropriation of a thousand dollars.
half of this
distributed at the close of each term,
from Massachusetts who merit and need the
to the distance of their residences
$1 50 per week. the School
sums varying according
from Salem, but not exceeding in any case
In this distribution, the
term of a pupil's connection with
not reckoned, unless she enters prepared to complete the prescribed
course of study in less than two years.
also rendered, in cases of special merit
and need, from the income of the
fund of Five Thousand Dollars, for which the School bequest of
indebted to the munificent