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COLLECTION Identifier: A-135

Papers of Frances Merritt Quick, 1817-1895


Diaries and scrapbook of Frances Merritt Quick, teacher.


  • 1817-1895

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Frances Merritt Quick as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.


.42 linear feet (1 file box)

Five diaries, 1854-1858, 1864, of a student and teacher at the Framingham, Massachusetts State Normal School and later the wife of Reverend A.J. Quick in Richmond, Massachusetts. Also, scrapbook containing a manuscript, 1817, by Caroline Prescott entitled "Female Education," and a few letters.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession numbers: 174, 664, 673

Gift of Mrs. J.K. Sutherland, 648 Avenue K, Boulder City, Nevada, and Mr. Robert T. Simonds, 7305 Cedar Avenue, Takoma Park 12, Maryland. Received August 1960, November 1963, and January 1964.

Quick, Frances Merritt, 1833-1924. Papers of Frances Merritt Quick, 1817-1895: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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Repository Details

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