Rankin, Laura Maria Wolcott
- Digitized: 1825
Transcription of journal kept during Laura Maria Wolcott Rankin's first term at the Litchfield Female Academy providing details of the curriculum and gossip about other students and teachers; musings on female friendships; reports of births, deaths and marriages; discussion of various leisure activities and rituals including riding, teas, balls and serenades; summaries of and comments on sermons of Lyman Beecher and others; mention of her brother Charles Wolcott's Lancasterian education; examples of ethnic stereotypes; and detailed reports of classroom activities.
Physical Description Note
Small paper-bound journal in fragile condition