Rankin, Laura Maria Wolcott
- Digitized: 1825
- Rankin, Laura Maria Wolcott (Person)
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