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Register and Circular OF THE

State Normal School, S-AJIEM, IMASS.

1888-1889.


:

Register and Circular

or THE

State Normal School, SALEM, MASS.

1888-1889.

BOSTON WRIGHT

&

POTTER PRINTING 18

CO.,

STATE PRINTERS,

Post Office Square. 1889.


Register for the Year 1888-9.

BOARD OF EDUCATION. His Excellency, Governor

OLIVER AMES, Boston. J. Q. A. BRACKET"!

His Honor, Lieutenant-Governor

Hon.

MILTON

Gen.

FRANCIS

Rev.

ELMER

B.

A.

WHITNEY WALKER,

,

Boston.

Westfield.

LL.D

Boston.

CAPEN, D.D

H.

1

College Hill.

STODDARD ALONZO A. MINER, D.D. HORACE E. SCUDDER, A.M ADMIRAL P. STONE, LL.D KATE GANNETT WELLS Hon. ELIJAH B. Rev.

Worcester. .

.

Boston.

.

Cambridge. .

Springfield.

Boston.

OFFICERS OF BOARD OF EDUCATION.

JOHN W. DICKINSON,

Hon.

TILLINGHAST,

C. B.

GEORGE GEORGE

A.

WALTON,

A.M., Secretary.

Esq., Assistant

A.M.,

Secretary and Treasurer.

West Newton.

Agent

MARTIN, A.M., Agent ANDREW W. EDSON, Agent G. T. FLETCHER, Agent

Worcester.

HENRY

North Scituate.

Bridgewater.

H.

T.

Northampton.

BAILEY, Agent

BOARD OF VISITORS.

ELMER

H. CAPEN, D.D FRANCIS A. WALKER, LL.D Hon. JOHN W. DICKINSON, A.M Rev.

College Hill.

Gen.

Boston.

Newtonville.

INSTRUCTORS.

DANIEL B. HAGAR, ELLEN M. DODGE. CAROLINE J. COLE.

MARY

N.

SOPHIA

PLUMER.

O.

DRIVER.

HARRIET L. MARTIN. E. ADELAIDE TOWLE.

A.M., Ph.D., Principal.

HARRIET D. ALLEN. ELIZABETH N. JONES. MARY E. GODDEN. JESSIE P. LEAROYD. CHARLES E. ADAMS.

ANNA

K.

BLAISDELL.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

REGISTER OF STUDENTS FOR THE

Term Ending January

22,

1889

SPECIAL STUDENTS. Harriet P. Burbank

Salem.

Elizabeth Stuart Osgood

Salem.

ADVANCED

CLASS.

Emma Batchelcler

North Reading.

Mabel Arline Bennett

Portsmouth, N. H. Charlestown.

Bray

Nellie R.

Alice B. Dexter

Lowell.

Agnes Theresa Fay

Lowell.

Laura E. Howland

Mary

S.

.

...

.

.

.

Chelsea.

Keene

Ellen A. O'Reilly

Wakefield.

.

.

.

.

.

.

Gloucester.

Annie E. Plummer

Lynn.

Mary Edna Wadsworth

Chelsea.

CLASS

A.

Helen P. Adams

Littleton.

Vesta A. Bean

Danvers.

Alice C. Chase

Lynn.

Corinne Alice Coburn

Saugus.

Addie H. Dale

East Cambridge.

Lucy M. Dalton

Peabody.

Ines Marie Dernier

Salem.

Eliza P. Dougherty

Danvers.

Mabel R.

Dow

Margaret Gertrude Fanning

....

Somerville.

Gloucester.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM. Farnham

Nettie M.

Salem.

Nella Evelyn Fay Mary Frances Fellows

Wakefield.

Gertrude N. Furber

Wolfborougli, N. H.

Alice E. Gilford

Beaver Brook.

Margaret E. Given

Bowdoinham, Me.

Sarah

Peabody.

Goodwin

J.

Beverly.

Mabel Florence Grover

Mary D.

B.

Salem.

Hardy

Andover.

Hollis

Lynn.

Maud

Minerva Rice Johnson

Everett.

Catherine F. Keefe

Peabody.

Mary

E. McAuliffe

•

.

.

.

.

.

Mary E. McCarthy Mary Louisa Nichols Lilla

West Newbury. Peabody.

West Epping, N. H.

M. Orne

Lynn.

Myra Etta

Otis

Roxbury.

Martha

Oviatt

Boston.

S.

Lizzie E. Peabody

.

.

...

.

.

Middleton.

Grade Esther Pitcher

Salem.

Lucretia Putney

Middleton.

Jennie Y.

.

Remsen

Clara P. Riggs

Beverly. .

.

.

.

...

.

.

.

.

Susan E. Ropes

Mary

Alice

Theresa

Shaw

W.

Bath, Me. Salem.

.

.

Saxonville.

Waltham.

Slattery

Alice Evelen Steer

Lanesville.

Abby A. Sutherland

Salem.

Annie Alice Trelegan

.

.

.

.

.

North Cambridge.

Flora Elizabeth Voss

Gloucester.

Mary Grace Wakefield

Reading.

Ida C.

S.

Wing

Dover, N. H.

CLASS

B.

Ida A. Andrews

Pigeon Cove.

Alice Augusta

Reading.

Grace

Barrows

W. Berry

Sarah Agnes

Biffin

Mary E. Boyle

Reading. .

Saugus.

Cambridge.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

6

Catherine F. Brogan Bessie H.

Brown

Lynn. .

Winchester.

.

Essex.

.

Bradford.

.

Essex.

.

Salem.

.

Belmont.

Margaretta B. Dearingtoi 1

.

Everett.

Gertrude M. Devereaux

.

Marblehead.

.

.

Pigeon Cove.

.

.

Ayer's Village.

.

Salem.

Annie E. Burnham

Mary

P.

.

Chase

Luella B. Cogswell

.

Alice E. Colson

Connors

Nellie G.

Charlotte

Duguid

Florence A. Elliott

.

Hattie P. Fisher

Fannie M. Foster

.

.

Beverly.

Henrietta M. Gibbs

.

.

Gloucester.

Eliza G. Goldsmith

.

.

Ida G. Goldthwait

.

.

Alida B. Goucher

.

.

Somerville.

.

Tapleyville.

.

Peabody.

.

Everett.

Mary Edith Johnson

.

Pelham, N. H.

Annie Johnson Lamphier

.

Lynn.

.

Everett.

May Putnam Grover Grace Vie Hart

Annie G. Hill

.

Sophia Day Lane Josephine E. Looney

Mary

F.

Looney

Lucy

B.

Lufkin

.

Manchester. Chelsea.

Salem.

.

Marblehead.

.

Beverly.

.

Topsfleld.

Josephine E. Marrs

.

Peabody.

Addie Blanche Merrill

.

Lowell.

.

Wells, Me.

.

North Heading.

.

Dover, N. H.

.

Arlington.

.

Reading.

Marion Pearson

.

Boxforcl.

Mary Jennie Quinn

.

Waltham.

Eva Gertrude Simpson

.

Gloucester.

Eosa A. Manning

Alice Sylvia

Clarabel

Emma

S.

Florence

.

Mildram

Mosman Nealley S.

.

Osborn

Alice H. Peabody

.

Elizabeth Skelly

Florence

I.

Webster

Abigail Frances Wilson

.

Peabody.

.

Haverhill.

.

Peabody.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

CLASS Jennie

Lucy

S.

C.

Abbott

Andover.

Abbott

S.

Rockport.

Mary A. Anglin Abby Maude Bryant

West Newbury.

Elizabeth E. Carr

Danvers.

Mary Woodbury Carter

Lowell.

Grace Maude Cone

Peabody.

Mabel E. Cutts

Salem.

Caroline S. Dalton

Peabody.

Isabella Margaret

Frances Lillian

Ada

Salem.

Duguid

.

.

.

.

Pigeon Cove. Danvers.

Ellis

East Boston.

F. Fernald

Bertha G. Fogg

Lynn.

Jennie E. Gallagher

.

.

.

.

Woburn.

Abbie L. Greene

Billerica.

Jennie M. Hawley

Brookfield, Conn.

Grace Louise Hazen

Rowley.

Kate M. Hobbs

Loudon, N. H.

Lizzie L. Hutchins

Rockport.

Jeanie L. Jordan

Lynn.

Bessie Fay Kelley

Salem.

Lilla S.

Keniston

Alice Gertrude

Everett.

Mason

Everett.

Maud McCulloch

Wakefield.

Agnes

East Cambridge.

Amy

McElroy

J.

McKay Mary A. McNamara Anna Luella Mead J.

Lillian F.

Alice J.

Annie

I.

.

.

.

.

.

Danversport. Lowell.

Merrow

South Peabody.

Mo wry

East Jefferson, Me.

Murphy

Salem.

Mary Eliot Nichols

Danvers.

Josephine A. O'Brien

Ree R. Parker Laura P. Patten

Cambridge.

.

.

.

.

.

......

Woburn. Marblehead.

Merrimac.

Mary Louise Perry Mary B. Russell

Hanover, N. H.

Henrietta Rust

Wolfborough, N. H.

Salem.


.

STATU NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

8

Martha A. Saunders

Everett.

Daisy C. Sawtell

Lowell.

Florence

Shepard

I.

Lizzie H. Shepard

Middleton.

Middleton.

.

Clara C. Smith

Miriam

C.

Gloucester.

Seabrook, N. H.

Smith

Theodora Teague Edith M. Torr

Wakefield.

.

Salem.

.

Peabody.

Fannie E. Trask Leora

Maud Wanamaker

.

Middleton.

Mary Hattie Wilkins Helen Wilson

Somerville.

.

.

Marianna Woodbury

.

CLASS

Reading.

Manchester.

D. .

Louisville, Ky.

.

East Cambridge.

.

.

Somerville.

Hattie Parson Ayers

.

Tapleyville.

Edith M. Barker

.

Reading.

Effie L. Barrell

.

Chelsea.

Henrietta T. Brackett

.

Chelsea.

Augusta Maud Briggs

.

Medford.

Maria Jeannette Brookings

.

Boston.

Jane R. K. Brown

.

Tyngsborough.

Mary Lee Alexander Florence

J.

.

Alley

Georgie P. Austin

.

.

.

.

Grace L. Browne

.

Salem.

Cora F. Butler

.

Arlington.

Mary

.

Beverly.

.

Somerville.

.

Lynn.

L. Callely

Blanche E.

Cammon

Helen Sophia Carleton

.

Grace M. Clark

.

Gloucester.

Laura E. Clark

.

Beverly.

.

Lynn. Salem.

Comey

Mary

A.

Mary Mary

E. Connelly

.

A. Corcoran

.

Lynn.

.

Salem.

.

Newton Upper

.

Lynn.

.

Salem.

Emma

L. Corson

Ella Alden Curtis

Lina Cusin

Hannah Josephine Daly

.

Falls.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM. Dodge Donovan

Beverly.

S. Isabella

Annie E.

Lowell.

.

Elizabeth M. Doyle

Stoneham.

Mary A. Doyle

Beaver Brook.

Effie A.

Flye

Tapleyville.

.

Mary Elizabeth Francis

Salem.

Mary E.

Hanover, N. H.

Fuller

Carolyn M. Gerrish

Salisbury.

Margaret Dora Goodhue

Lynn.

Alice S.

Graham

Manchester.

Elizabeth R. Healy

.

Winifred M. Heath Gertrude F. Mattie E.

.

How

Gloucester. Bristol, N. H.

Manchester, N. H.

Hurd

.

Berwick, Me.

Mabel Johnson

Rowley.

Mabel Lena Jones

Nahant.

Edith Belle Kelsey

Newmarket, N. H.

Mabel M. Kimball

Danvers Centre.

Alicia C.

Alice

King

Lynn.

M. Layton

Salem.

Jennie F. LeFavre

.

May Legro May Lewis

Hattie Alice

.

Alice

Marblehead. Reading. Salem.

Alice S. Lewis Jessie

Tapleyville.

W. Low

Essex.

Morton Macdonald

Everett.

Emma Augusta Mansfield

Lynnfield.

Florence Emily Martin

Salem.

.

Lucy Florence McGlauflin Nellie C.

.

Mooers

Isabella Haseltine

Middleton.

Portsmouth, N. H.

Morse

Sarah M. Murphy

Myra Luella Page

Methuen. Salem.

.

.

Wakefield, N. H.

Nellie Pearson

.

Hampton

Minnie Alice Perry

.

Somerville.

Cora F. Peters

9

.

>

.

East Lexington.

Mary Elizabeth Poole Harriet Annie Rand

Peabody.

Annie E. Reynolds

Woburn.

.

Annie Lewis Sanborn

Falls, N.

Hampstead, N. H.

Newmarket, N. H.

H.


.

STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

10

Nellie Blanche Shapley

Salem.

Frances Josephine Shea

.

Woburn.

Angie Francella Silva

.

Gloucester.

Amanda Simms

.

Gloucester.

Ida B. Sleeper

.

Danvers.

.

Gertrude B. Smith

.

.

Amesbury.

Lulu L. F. Spiller

.

.

Beverly.

.

Somerville.

.

Ogunquit, Me.

Mary Sweeney Lina Nason Thompson Clara Bernice Townsend

.

Katharine L. Walsh

Mary E. G. Walsh Lucy E. Warner Lizzie F.

Webber

.

.

Mabel Wendell Ida M. Wessel

Grace

W. Wetmore

Lizzie

M.

.

Salem.

.

Peabody.

.

Bedford.

.

Salem.

.

Florence Appleton Woodbury

Mabel Paton Woodbury

Lowell.

.

Wood .

Lynn.

.

Wenham. Essex.

.

Farmington, N. H.

.

Salem.

.

Danvers.

SUMMARY. 2 10

42 45 51

84

234 306 3,432


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

REGISTER OF STUDENTS FOR THE

Term Ending June

25,

1889

SPECIAL STUDENTS. Mabelle Elizabeth Anderson

Salem.

Harriet P. Burbank

Salem.

Lina Cusin

Lynn.

Carrie

Haven Ober

Beverly.

.

Elizabeth Stuart Osgood

Salem.

ADVANCED CLASS. Emma Batchelder

North Reading.

Mabel Arline Bennett

Portsmouth, N. H.

Nellie R.

Bray

Charlestown.

Alice B. Dexter

Lowell.

Agnes Theresa Fay

Lowell.

Laura E.

Mary

S.

Howland

Wakefield.

Keene

Chelsea.

Ellen A. O'Reilly

Gloucester.

Annie E. Plummer

Lynn.

Mary Edna Wadsworth

Chelsea.

CLASS Ida A. Andrews Alice

Grace

Augusta Barrows

W. Berry

Sarah Agnes

Biffin

A.

Pigeon Cove. Reading. Reading.

Saugus.

11


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

12

Mary

E. Boyle

Cambridge.

Catherine F. Brogan

Lynn.

Mary Parker Chase

Bradford.

Alice E. Colson

Salem.

Connors

Nellie G.

.

Belmont.

Addie H. Dale

East Cambridge.

Margaretta B. Dearington

Everett.

Gertrude M. Devereaux

Marblehead.

Charlotte

Duguid

Nettie M.

Farnham

.

Salem.

Mary Frances Fellows Fannie M. Foster

Pigeon Cove.

.

Peabody. Beverly.

Gertrude N. Furber

Wolfborough, N. H.

Henrietta M. Gibbs

Gloucester.

Margaret E. Given

.

Eliza G. Goldsmith

Ida G. Goldthwait

Bowdoinham, Me. Manchester.

.

Chelsea.

Alida B. Goucher

Somerville.

May Putnam Grover

Tapleyville.

Grace Vie Hart

Peabody.

Annie G. Hill

.

Everett.

Mary Edith Johnson

Pelham, N. H.

Annie Johnson Lamphier

Lynn.

Sophia

Day Lane

Everett.

Josephine E. Looney

Salem.

Mary

Marblehead.

Looney

F.

Lucy B. Lufkin

Beverly.

Rosa A. Manning

Topsfield.

Josephine E. Marrs

Peabody.

Addie Blanche Merrill Alice Sylvia

Mosman

Clarabel

Emma

S.

Florence Alice H.

Mildram

Nealley S.

Osborn

Peabody

Lowell. Wells, Me.

North Reading. Dover, N. H. Arlington.

Reading.

Marion Pearson

B oxford.

Gracie Esther Pitcher

Salem.

Elizabeth Skelly

Peabody.

Florence

I.

Webster

Abigail Frances Wilson

Haverhill.

Peabody.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

CLASS Jennie

Lucy

S.

B.

Abbott

S.

Anclover.

Abbott

Kockport.

Brown Abby Maude Bryant

West Newbury.

Grace

Salem.

Bessie H.

J.

"Winchester.

Burleigh

Annie E. Burnham

Essex.

Elizabeth E. Carr

.

Danvers.

Mary Woodbury Carter

Lowell.

Luella B. Cogswell

Essex.

...... ....

Grace Maude Cone Isabella Margaret

Duguid

Gertrude Florence Dwelley

....

Peabocly.

Pigeon Cove. Arlington Heights.

Florence A. Elliott

Bradford.

Frances Lillian Ellis

Danvers.

Ada

East Boston.

F. Fernald

Hattie P. Fisher

Salem.

Bertha G. Fogg

Lynn.

Grace Louise Hazen Kate M. Hobbs

......

Rowley.

Loudon, N. H.

Edith F. Holt

North Reading.

Lizzie L. Hutchins

Rockport.

Mabel Johnson

Rowley.

Jeanie L. Jordan

Lynn.

Maud McCulloch J.

Mary

McNamara F. Merrow

A.

Nellie C.

Mary

.

McElroy

Agnes

Lillian

13

Mooers

Eliot Nichols

.

.

.

.

.

Wakefield.

Cambridge. Danversport.

South Peabody. Portsmouth, N. H. Danvers.

Josephine A. O'Brien

Woburn.

Laura P. Patten

Merrimac.

Mary Louise Perry Mary B. Russell

Salem.

Hanover, N. H.

Henrietta Rust

South Wolf borough, N. H.

Daisy C. Sawtell

Lowell.

Florence

I.

Shepard

Middleton.

Lizzie H. Shepard

Middleton.

Eva Gertrude Simpson

Gloucester.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

14

Clara C. Smith

Gloucester.

Miriam

Seabrook, N. H.

Smith

C.

Theodora Teague

Wakefield.

Edith M. Torr

Salem.

Helen Wilson

Reading.

Marianna Woodbury

Manchester.

CLASS

C.

Mary Lee Alexander

Louisville, Ky.

Florence

Cambridge.

J. Alley

Edith M. Barker

Reading.

Henrietta T. Brackett

Chelsea.

Maria Jeannette Brookings

....

Boston.

Brown May Card

Jane R. K.

Tyngsborough.

Elizabeth

Chelsea.

Helen Sophia Carleton

Lynn.

Grace M. Clark

Gloucester.

Mary

Comey

A.

Emma L.

Lynn.

Corson

Salem.

Ella Alden Curtis

Newton Upper

Mabel E. Cutts

Kittery Point, Me.

Caroline S. Dalton

Peabody.

Dodge Donovan

S. Isabella

Beverly.

Annie E.

Lowell.

Mary

Hanover, N. H.

E. Fuller

Jennie E. Gallagher

Woburn.

Carolyn M. Gerrish

Salisbury.

Alice S.

Graham

.

.

.

.

.

.

Manchester.

Abbie L. Greene

Billerica.

Elizabeth R. Healy

Gloucester.

Gertrude F. Mattie

Edna

How Hurcl

Mabel Lena Jones Lilla S.

Keniston

Mabel M. Kimball Alicia C.

Alice

King

M. Layton

Jennie F. LeFavre Hattie

May Legro

Falls.

Manchester, N. H.

Berwick, Me. Nahant. Everett.

Danvers Centre. Lynn. Salem.

Marblehead. Reading.


. .

..

STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM. W. Low

Jessie

Essex.

Morton Macdonalcl

Alice

Everett.

Florence Emily Martin

Salem.

Amy

Cambridge.

J.

McKay

Isabella Haseltine

Morse

Sarah M. Murphy

Methuen. Salem.

.

Hampton

Nellie Pearson

Minnie Alice Perry

Falls, N. H<

Somerville.

.

Mary Elizabeth Poole Mary Jennie Quinn Harriet Annie Rand

Peabocly.

Ida Bradstreet Sleeper

Danvers.

Gertrude B. Smith

Amesbury.

Waltham.

.

Ida F. Spear

i

Hampstead, N. H.

.

Hingham.

.

Lulu L. F. Spiller

Beverly.

.

Mary Sweeney Lina Nason Thompson Clara Bernice Townsend

Lynn.

Katharine L. Walsh

Lowell.

Mary

Salem.

E. G.

Leora

Walsh

Somerville.

Ogunquit, Me.

.

Maud Wanamaker

Lizzie F.

Somerville.

Webber

Bedford.

Mabel Wendell Grace

Salem.

W. Wetmore

Essex.

Mary Hattie Wilkins Lizzie

Middleton.

M. Wood

Farmington, N. H.

Florence Appleton Woodbury

Salem.

Mabel Paton Woodbury

Danvers.

.

Mary Elizabeth Worthley

Lowell.

CLASS Alice M. Abbott

Georgie P. Austin Isabelle R.

J.

.

Blackman Bodwell

Augusta Maud Briggs Jennie

Howe Brown

Grace L. Browne

D.

Newmarket, N. H.

Alice Bryant Bodwell

Blanche

15

Somerville.

Cambridge. Salem. Salem.

Bedford.

Pigeon Cove. Salem.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

16

Clara Dexter

Blanche E.

Buck

West Chatham.

Gammon

Somerville.

Lizzie Campbell

Danvers.

Fannie Cogswell Carleton

Mary

E.

Cashman

.

Âť

Danvers. Danvers.

.

Laura E. Clark

Beverly.

Ellen B. Collier

Somerville.

Agnes Amanda Comey

Mary

A. Corcoran

.

Hannah Josephine Daly

Lynn. Lynn.

.

Florence A. A. Cushing

Grace Foster

.

.

Melrose Highlands.

.

Salem.

Damon

Ipswich.

Elizabeth M. Doyle

Wakefield.

Mary A. Doyle

Beaver Brook.

Mary Elizabeth Francis Margaret Dora Goodhue

Mary Abbie Grant

Salem.

.

.

Lynn. Salem.

.

Clara Augusta Harvey

Methuen.

Florence Cummings Haskell

Louise F. Heinritz

^

.

Manchester.

Holyoke.

.

Annie G. Hughes

Boston.

Minnie Hussey

Farmington, N. H.

Alice

May Lewis

Salem.

Lakeman Lord Ellen Louisa Lynch

Salem.

Susie

Carrie B. MacLaughlin

Margaret Louise Martin

Waltham. Boxford.

.

Somerville.

'.

.

Elizabeth Moreland

Peabody.

Ellen Genevieve Moriarty

Salem.

Nellie Josephine

Morse

Sarah Winnifrecl

Munroe

Alice A.

Derry, N. H.

.

North Reading.

Murphy

Brookline.

Peabody.

Nellie A. O'Connell Nellie M. Parsons

Bertha

J.

.

.

Lynn.

Patten

Jennie M. Perry Charlotte M. Poorc

Saugus.

.

Lynn. Byfield.

.

Grace Almira Reed

.

Burlington.

Annie E. Reynolds

.

Woburn.

Mary Cochrane Rogers

.

East Derry, N. H.

1


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM. Emma Kuddock

Groveland.

Livonia P. Rust

Gloucester.

Annie Lewis Sanborn

Newmarket, N. H.

Elizabeth Violetta Sherive

Bolton.

Emroy

Caroline

Emma L.

Shirley

Stetson

Andover, N. H.

.

Salem.

.

Jennie E. Sutherland

Salem.

Mary Louise Teague Maude E. Thomas

Peabody.

.

Gloucester.

Minnie E. Thomas

.

Gloucester.

Grace B. Tibbetts

.

North Cambridge.

Maretta Jeannette True worthy

Lowell.

Annie Claudia Vincent

Salem.

.

.

Lucy E. Warner

Peabody.

Ida M. Wessel

Wenham.

Mary Elizabeth Whearty

Gloucester.

Lena B. Winter

Lynn.

Hattie Belle Witherell

17

Lowell.

.

SUMMARY. Special Students

5

Advanced Class Class

A B

Class

C

Class

D

Class

10

(Senior)

44 44 60 66

Whole number

for the

term

229

Whole number

for the year

292

Whole number

for seventy terms

.

3,482


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

18

State Normal School, SALEM, MASS.

This institution was established by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with the liberal co-operation of the city of

the

Salem and

Eastern Railroad Company, for the direct preparation of

female teachers to instruct in the required by law.

It is

common and

high schools

under the charge of the State Board of

During the period

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

first class,

in Sep-

tember, 1854, three thousand four hundred and eighty-two ladies

have been members of the school, one thousand six hundred and sixty-five of

whom

have received diplomas, upon the honorable

completion of the prescribed course of study.

SCHOOL YEAR AND TERMS. The school year

is

divided into two terms, each containing nine-

teen weeks of study, with a week's recess near the middle of each

term.

A new

class is admitted at the beginning of each term.

Terms

Terms end.

begin.

1889,

February

1889,

September

1890, February 1890,

5. 3.

4.

September

2.

1889,

June

1890,

January

1890,

June

1891,

January

25. 21.

24.

20.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

19

ADMISSION. Candidates for admission must be at least sixteen years of age

must present on

the

day of examination a satisfactory

certificate

;

of

good moral character and of their presumed qualifications for admission

to the

school;

must declare

their full intention of faithfully

observing the regulations of the school during their connection

with

it,

and of afterwards teaching

chusetts

;

* and

in the public schools of

must pass a satisfactory examination

spelling, defining, writing, arithmetic, English

phy, and the history of the United States.

Massa-

in reading,

grammar, geogra-

A

greater age and

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

still

more

useful.

Especial attention should be given will be STRICTLY

An

to these

requirements, as they

ENFORCED.

examination for admission takes place on the

first

day of

each term, commencing at 8 o'clock a.m., or as soon after that

hour as candidates can reach Salem.

Ladies who propose

to

apply for admission

are

requested

to

notify the Principal of their intention as early as possible.

Applications for circulars and other information should be

made

to the Principal.

COURSE OF STUDY. The Board

of Education have prescribed the following branches

of study for the two-years course in the

State

:

normal schools of the

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, book-keeping

;

physics, astron-

omy, chemistry, botany, physiology, zoology, mineralogy, geology? geography rhetoric,

;

reading,

literature,

orthography,

composition

;

etymology,

penmanship, drawing, sing-

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

by paying $15 a term

for tuition.

grammar,

may

be admitted


â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

20

ing, gymnastics

;

psychology, science and art of teaching, school

organization, history of education

;

civil polity of

Massachusetts

and of the United States, school laws of Massachusetts, and

his-

tory.

The order

in

which these studies are to be taken

is

decided by

the Principal of each school, with the approval of the

Board of

Visitors.

The following course

additional studies are assigned for the four-years

:

Advanced

physics,

advanced chemistry, higher mathematics

(including plane and solid geometry, higher algebra, and trigo-

nometry), general history, Latin and French in addition, is optional with the Principal

;

Greek or German,

and the Board of Visitors

of each school.

ADVANCED COURSE. Graduates of the regular course who desire to prepare themselves for the higher departments of teaching are permitted to

take an advanced course, which occupies two years, and includes instruction and training in the Latin, French and

German

lan-

guages, the higher mathematics, and the other branches required to be taught in the high schools of Massachusetts.

the school

who may

desire to take the

Graduates of

advanced course are

re-

quested to communicate with the Principal as early as possible.

A new class

is

formed

at the beginning

of each fall term.

AIMS AND METHODS OP STUDY AND TRAINING. The ends

chiefly

aimed

at in this school are the acquisition of

the necessary knowledge of the principles and methods of education,

and of the various branches of study, the attainment of

in the art of teaching,

skill

and the general development of the mental

powers.

From

the beginning to the end of the course

all

studies are

conducted with especial reference to the best ways of teaching


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

Recitations, however excellent, are not

them.

tory unless every pupil

is

satisfac-

able to teach others that which she has

porarily the place of teacher of their classmates, their

deemed

In every study the pupils in turn occupy tem-

herself learned.

to

21

criticisms

well

as

those

as

of

their

and are subjected regular teacher.

Teaching exercises of various 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 teach-

ing children to observe, think, and give expression to thought.

The

studies are conducted

upon the

topical plan.

The commit-

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

ting of text-books to

memory

scholars being trained to

Text-books

avoided as far as possible, the

is

upon

depend

thoughts

rather than

words.

The think,

great object of the school

and speak for themselves and ready

reliant,

The

to

to

is

meet whatever

the pupils investigate,

make them independent,

to

;

make

difficulties

may

self-

arise.

pupils are carefully trained in the manufacture of simple

and inexpensive apparatus for the

illustration of

physics and

chemistry.

DISCIPLINE.

The

discipline of

the school

is

made

Pupils are expected to govern themselves sion

what

is

known wishes

of the Principal

sumed

to be unfit to

become teachers.

deemed necessary

to

in order to induce the scholars to

do without compul-

and

to

conform cheerfully

his assistants are pre-

awaken a

feeling of emulation

perform their duties faithfully.

of scholars according to their comparative success in

their studies is not here allowed.

encouraged for certain

to

Those who are unwilling

to the

The ranking

;

required, and to refrain voluntarily from all impro-

prieties of conduct.

It is not

as simple as possible.

marks

its

own

of credit.

Faithful attention to duty

is

sake, not for the purpose of obtaining


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

22

PROMOTIONS AND GRADUATIONS. Promotions from one class to 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 to the study next in order.

examination

special

common

schools,

is

in

the branches

all

and only those who pass

Young

permitted to graduate. abilities

had

In the senior term a

who

ladies

and right habits of study

find

it

taught in the

successfully

are

possess good natural

no serious

difficulties in

passing the required examinations.

LIBRARY, APPARATUS, The

AND MUSEUM.

institution has a valuable library, containing, in

works for

general reference and reading, and in text-books, about nine thou-

sand volumes.

It has, also, a fair

and a museum containing a large collection of specimens

ratus,

illustrating various

An

supply of philosophical appa-

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

all

danger of inhaling injurious gases.

The

friends of the higher education of

women can

confer a

great benefit upon the institution by making donations to library

and museum.

Any

its

aid in this direction will be gratefully

acknowledged.

ART ROOM.

A room

has been handsomely fitted up and furnished for the

purpose of affording

facilities for instruction

higher departments of drawing. casts,

A

large

and training

number

of

in the

beautiful

models and patterns have been obtained from London, and

have been conveniently arranged in the room, thus giving to the

members

of the school advantages not formerly enjoyed.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

23

ESSEX INSTITUTE AND PEABODY ACADEMY OP SCIENCE. The important advantages most useful

institutions

Normal School.

museum and afford

science

The

by these well-known and

offered

are freely enjoyed

some

large, and, in

by members

of the

respects, unequalled,

cabinet belonging to the Institute and

Academy

rare opportunities for studies in various departments of ;

and the instructive meetings of the Essex

Institute, for

the discussion of historical and scientific subjects, possess great

value for

all

who

are interested in the study of history and of

nature.

EXPENSES, AID, ETC. Tuition

is

free to those

who comply with

the condition of teach-

ing in the public schools of Massachusetts, wherever they

A

have previously resided.

small fee ($2.00)

is

may

paid by each

pupil at the beginning of the term, for incidental expenses.

The text-books required from the school

library.

are mostly furnished, without charge,

It is

recommended, however, that pupils

should bring with them, for purposes of reference and comparison, the text-books which they have already studied especially, be provided with a dictionary

The

price

which

is

;

and they should,

and a recent

paid by the pupils for board

including washing, or separate

fire

and

atlas.

(not usually

lights) varies

from $3 to

$4 per week, according to the accommodations furnished.

who

Pupils

prefer to board themselves can obtain good rooms for about

one dollar a week. Pupils

who come

to the school daily

by railroads obtain season

tickets at one-half of the usual rates.

For the assistance of those who of the school

appropriation.

among

pupils

find

even the moderate expenses

burdensome, the Commonwealth makes an annual This aid

is

distributed at the close of each term,

from Massachusetts who merit and need the

sums varying according to the distance of

aid, in

their residences

Salem, but not exceeding in any case $1.50 per week.

from

In this


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

24

distribution, the first is

term of a pupil's connection with the school

not reckoned, unless she enters prepared to complete the pre-

scribed course of study in less than two years.

Aid

is

also rendered, in cases of special merit

and need, from

the income of the fund of five thousand dollars, for which the

school

is

indebted to the munificent bequest of Nathaniel

Bowditch, Esq., Salem, May,

1889.

of Brookline.

I.



Salem Normal School catalog: 1888-89.