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Vanderpoel, Emily Noyes, 1842-1939


Emily Noyes Vanderpoel was born Emily Caroline Noyes in New York City on June 21, 1842. She was the daughter of William Curtis Noyes and Julia Tallmadge Noyes. She married John Aaron Vanderpoel on May 22, 1865. As a resident of Litchfield, Conn. she was an active member and first curator of the Litchfield Historical Society and a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was an author and painter. Included in her writing was a 2 volume history of the Litchfield Female Academy - "Chronicles of a Pioneer School" and "More Chronicles of a Pioneer School". Mrs. Vanderpoel died at the age of 96 on Feb. 20, 1939 and is buried in East Cemetery in Litchfield.

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Litchfield Female Academy collection

Identifier: 1890-07-2
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of The Litchfield Female Academy, Litchfield, Connecticut. Early records refer to the Academy as Miss Pierce's School, Miss Pierce's Academy, and Sarah Pierce's Academy. In the collection are institutional records; correspondence, diaries, journals, school notebooks, and albums of students; papers of Sarah Pierce and the Pierce family; and correspondence of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel regarding her research for her books "Chronicles of a Pioneer School, from...
Dates: Created: 1787-1927; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1890