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Register for the Fall and Winter Term, 18634.
BOARD OF EDUCATION. His Excellency, The Governor.
His Honor, The Lieutenant Governor.
Rev. 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,
Rev. Samuel C. Jackson, D.D., Assistant Sec'y.
Rev. James F. Clarke, D. D., West Roxburj.
George B. Emerson, LL.D., Treasurer.
Rev. BiRDSET G. Northrop, A. M., Agent.
Marshall, A. M., Somerville.
BOARD OF VISITORS. John
Hon. Joseph White, A. M.
Marshall, A. M.
Hon. John D. Philbrick, A. M.
George B. Emerson, LL. D.
Crosby, A. M., Principal.
Martha K. Crosby. Sarah R. Smith. Ellen M. Dodge.
William Russell, A. M., Instructor in
Rev. Birdsey G. Northrop, A. M., Lecturer
on M3ntal Philosophy.
Sharp, Esq., Lecturer on Chemistry.
Lecturer on S. Cooke, M. D., Anatomy, Physiology, and Health.
Josephine A. Ellery.
Sanborn Tenney, A. M., Lecturer on Geology and Mineralogy.
Frederic W. Putnam,
Brown, Teacher of Music.
2lbt)ancijbf Eliza Hosmer,
Class. Ella G. Page, Gloucester.
Mary N. Plumer, Newbury port.
QTlass. Ladd, North Andover,
Lucia Bartlett, Plymouth.
Helen M. Edmands, Charlestown.
Deborah Norton, North Livermore, Me.
Concord, N. H.
Margarett M. Haskell, Bradford.
Louise F. Parsons, East Gloucester.
Emily A. H. Hayward, Dublin,
Helen M. Hunt, Lowell. Loretta F. Knight,
Sawtelle, Brookline, N. H.
iHiirbU Oriass. Helen L. Abbott, North Andover.
Marcia L. Duley, Annisquam, Gloucester.
Susan George, North Wilmington.
Eleanor E. Boies, Chelsea.
Huldah E. Boothby, Jackson, Me.
Giegg, Derry, N. H.
Marzette H. Coburn, Dracut.
Emily M. Hewes, Lynnfield Centre.
Maria A. Holt, Keene, N. H.
Augusta M. Howe, Somerville.
Danforth, Lynnfield Centre.
Esther E. Hunt, Taunton.
Dotey, Manchester, N. H.
Sophia 0. Driver, Salem.
Julia T. Ella F.
North Ellsworth, Me.
H. Proctor, South Danvers.
Caroline P. Rowell, Salem.
Addie M. Spinney, Charlestown.
Harriet Lane, Newport, Vt.
Helen M. Titcomb, Newbury.
Julia Packard, West Auburn,
Torr, South Danvers.
Caroline B. Warren, Plymouth.
Sophia M. Pike, Newbury port. Caroline A.
Emily R. Pitkin, Winchendon.
A. Woodward, Keene, N. H.
Adelaide C. Plumley, Lawrence.
M nniox QLiass Mary
Helen M. Hastings, North Chelsea.
E. Bartlett, Haverhill.
C. Brainerd, Halifax.
Lucy M. James,
Deerfield Centre, N. H.
Aug-usta A. Brown, Newburyport.
L. Kilburn, Lonsdale, R.
Annie M. Chambers, Lowell.
Abbie M. Chard, Annisquam, Gloucester.
Leach, Wendell Depot.
D. Coburn, Pelham, N. H.
Olive A. Leggett, North Andover.
T. Locke, Somerville.
Susan Marvin, Dublin, N. H.
Sarah F. Daniels, South Danvers.
Hannah A. Nash,
Julia A. Davis, Lake Village, N. H.
Sarah A. Dewing, North Chelsea.
Sarah C. Fiske, Lowell.
Clara B. French, Greenville,
Parker, Annisquam, Gloucester.
Philbrick, Galesburg, HI.
B. Smith, Grantville, Needham.
Annie E. Friend, Gloucester.
Harriet J. West, Lynn.
C. Frye, Lowell.
R. Welch, Lowell.
Katharine T. Fuller, North Andover.
Louise A. P. White, Salem.
Rebecca B. Gove, Weare, N. H. Caroline
W. Graves, North Reading.
E. Whittredge, Hamilton,
Georgianna Wilkinson, *^North Chelsea. Helen Willson, Como,
Sarah L. Woodberry, Eeverly.
of Students in attendance during the Term,
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 Company, for the
direct preparation of Female Teachers to instruct in the
quired by law.
Common and High
under the charge of the State Board of Education, and of a special
During the period that has elapsed since the reception of the
Class in September, 1854, seven hundred and fifty-eight Ladies have been
the School; and of these, three hundred and twenty-.ieven
have received diplomas,
upon the honorable completion of the prescribed course of study.
School The Sohool Year ruary and the
divided into two Terms, commencing the last
containing twenty weeks of study,
with a week's recess near the middle of the Term.
The present Term
will close with Exercises of
nesday, January 27th.
All Friends of Education are respectfully invited to attend
these Exercises, which will at other times that
Examination and Graduation, on Wed-
at 9 o'clock, A.
also to visit the School
suit their convenience.
SlUmf ssf on. Candidates for admission must be at least sixteen years of age; must present a satisfactory
of good moral
6 of faithfully cbserymg the regulations of the S3lioo1 during their connection with.
and of afterwards teaching in the public
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 Âťone
higher attainments than those prescribed, with some experience in teaching, render the course of study in the Institution
commencing at 8 able to arrive.
for admission takes place
o'clock, A. M.,
on TVeduesday, the
day of each term,
or as soon after that hour as the Candidates
Except in extraordinary cases, no one
The prescribed Course of Study extends through two years in advance,
later in the term.
whenever their examination shows that they can do
StuTifes. These are of two kinds
the more strictly rrvOFEssioxAL, which are prescribed for all
the members of the School; and those that are more general in their characterj^ which arc pursued as the students
several grades of public schools.
Br;\nches of Leiirning"' prescribed by law for
latter are divided into three classes
of the second class.
Philosophy, History, and Art of Education in
departments; including General Principles and Methods of Instruction, Mental and
Moral Philosophy, School Laws, School Organization and Government, &c. 2.
and Best Methods of Instruction, both elementary and more advanced,
in the several branches of school study. S.
Exercises in Teaching, for the illustration and application of these Principles and
Methods; and other Exercises, both Oral and Written,
for cultivating that
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
Eome extent, required.
"Orthography, Reading, Writing, English Grammar,
Geography, Arithmetic, the History of the United also
and Good Behavior
"Algebra, Vocal Music, Drawing, Physiology, and Hygiene," (which, in the
words of the law, "
shall be taught in all the public schools in
which the School Com-
Ladies designing to teach in other States or in private schools
paying 515 a term
may be admitted by
a recent statute, "Agriculture" has been added to
Bock-kceping, Surveying, Cccmctry, Natural Philcso-
phy, Chemistry, Botany, the Civil Polity of this Commonwealth and of tho United
and the Latin Language.'*
* The Greek and French Languages, Astronomy, Geology,
Logic, Intellectual and Moral Science, and Political
of Mass., chap. 38, §§
who approve Studies of the
— Sec General Statutes
successfully completed the Professional Studies of the School,
themselves, first class,*
receive the First
themselves well acquainted with
to instruct in the
Diploma of the School.
Those who a!&o show
General Studies of the second
French Language, receive the Second Diploma
aiid with the
while for the romainiii^ stu'Iics a
So fiv as practicable, the needed aoquaintan e with these
special Certificate is added.
General Studies, especially with those of the
should be acquired by students
before their admission to the School.
Institution has already a valuable supply,
through donation, of these
material aids of education, which are so important for
success, (the Libra-
ry containing, in works for general reference and reading, and in text-becks, more than seven thousand volumes.)
Building has been enlarged, and cabinet-cases, ality of its
them ampler accommodatiors, the School
which the School must rely
for long ranges of book-shelves chiefly
upon the continued
Friends and the Friends of Education, especially of those w^ho appreciate
the claims of Higher Female Education with particular reference to the
work of cduca-
* Full preparation for in^tructinf? in those branches is regarded as requiring an elpmentary acquaintance with Geometry with tho Natural Sciences, both philosophical and descriptive; with llie History and Etymology of the English Language; and with ;
t Contributions of books and pamphlets for the Library, of philosophical and chemical apparatus, of minerals, plants, shells, and other specimens of natural history, and of other articles appropriate to an Educational Museum, will be gratefully received, and will
make an important
addition to the
of usefulness which the Institution already
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 Circidars.
8 2S irpenses, Tuition
-with the condition of teaching in the
Bchools of Massachusetts, wher ever they
paid by each pupil at the beginning of the term, for incidental expenses.
The test books required are mostly furnished without charge from the School Library. It is
recommended, however, that the pupils should bring with them,
and comparison, the
for purposes of
which they have already studied
should especially be provided with a Dictionary and recent Atlas.
The price which
or separate fire
commonly paid by the pupils
lights,) is at present,
from the advance
(not including washing,
of other prices, $2.75 per
For the assistance of those who would
even the light expenses of the School bur-
densome, the Commonwealth makes an annual appropriation of a thousand
half of this
Massachusetts who may
distributed at the close of each term,
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
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 three terms.
rendered, in cases of special merit and need, fi'om the income of the
bequest of Nathaniel
which the School
indebted to the munificent
Bowditch, Esq., of Brookline.
Through the bounty of Thomas Lee, Esq., of Boston, awards are made,
of seventy- five dollars
a year, for excellence in Eeading.
the beginning of the next term, awards will be
admission who show special excellence in the introductory examinations
In Arithmetic and Algebra, to the amount of one hundred dollars.
In Orthography, through the bounty of Leander Wetuerell, Esq., of Boston.
In Reading, through the bounty of Thomas Lee, Esq., of Boston.
Salem, January, 1864,
ANNOUNCEMENT. The Next Term Salem,
State Normal School at with an Examination
of Candidates for admission,
sixteen years of age, (without limit as to place of resi-
who may wi^h
direct preparation for the
or High Schools.
Public Schools of Massachusetts, Tuition is Free.
The common price of Board From the State Appropriation
more than $1400 are annually distributed
who merit and need
pursue a Course of Study in
of teaching in
For Circulars, or further information, address
intend to teach in the
Salem Observer Press. LSBE
Text books are mostly furnished from the Library of week.
ruary 24th, 1864. This Institution