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Mary Lyon and Mount Holyoke

Elizabeth Alden Green

Mary Lyon and Mount Holyoke

opening the gates

by Elizabeth Alden Green

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Published by University Press of New England in Hanover, N.H .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lyon, Mary, 1797-1849.,
    • Mount Holyoke College -- History.,
    • Women -- Education -- United States -- History.,
    • College administrators -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementElizabeth Alden Green.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLD7092.65.L9 G73
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 406 p. :
      Number of Pages406
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4749023M
      ISBN 100874511720
      LC Control Number78068857

      Mary Lyon served as the principal of Mount Holyoke for 12 years, during which time the curriculum and the school was expanded. Her energy and clear vision of her goal were the key ingredients in the school’s early success. Welcome to the Lyon Review! Named after Mount Holyoke College founder Mary Lyon, The Lyon Review celebrates the finest creative writing from alumnae and faculty, and provides a supportive forum to discuss literature and the writing process. We know there are scores of talented women writers who haven't yet been published but deserve to be,.

      In a message to the Mount Holyoke community, President Sonya Stephens shared that the College has made the difficult decision to postpone Reunion For Cornerstone Society and Mary Lyon Society members and guests. 5/22 8pm President's House. Mary Lyon. Born: Feb Birthplace: Buckland, MA Died: 5-Mar Location of death: South Gender: Female Race or Ethnicity: White Occupation: Activist, Educator. Nationality: United States Executive summary: Founder of Mount Holyoke College. Father: Aaron Lyon Mother: Jemima Shepherd Lyon. Administrator: Founder, Mount Holyoke College Born:

      The efforts of Mary Lyon, virtually singlehandedly, to raise money, recruit students, and plan the academic development of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, founded in , are detailed in this book. The founder sought to educate women through rigorous application of the intellect, which she believed to lead to salvation. In doing so she demonstrated that young women were . Mary Lyon and the Mount Holyoke Missionaries by Amanda Porterfield starting at $ Mary Lyon and the Mount Holyoke Missionaries has 1 available editions to buy at .


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Mary Lyon and Mount Holyoke by Elizabeth Alden Green Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mary Lyon, educator and founder of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (now Mount Holyoke College), was born on Februin Buckland, Massachusetts.

Her parents were Aaron Lyon, a farmer, and Jemima Shepard Lyon. After her father's death in and her mother's remarriageLyon remained on the family farm as a housekeeper for her brother. Video: This footage shows the Laurel Parade, a cherished commencement tradition; Mary E. Woolley (president, Mount Holyoke College, ) arriving for the Baccalaureate Service; and an academic procession to Mary Lyon (now Abbey) Chapel.

More». Mary Lyon, American pioneer in the field of higher education for women and founder and first principal of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, the forerunner of Mount Holyoke College. Lyon began teaching in Massachusetts country schools in in order to finance her own further education.

Between No institution was more closely associated with women missionaries than Mount Holyoke College. In this book, Amanda Porterfield examines Mount Holyoke founder Mary Lyon and the missionary women she trained. Her students assembled in a number of particular mission fields, most importantly Persia, India, Ceylon, Hawaii, and by: Mount Holyoke was founded in by Mary Lyon as Mount Holyoke Female Seminary.

Lyon is considered to have been an innovator in women's education. Mount Holyoke Female Seminary was one of several Christian institutions of higher education for young women established during the first half of the 19th : Rural: 2, acres (8 km²). Mary Renda’s Taking Haiti: Military Occupation and the Culture of U.S.

Imperialism, – (The University of North Carolina Press, ) garnered several prestigious awards, including the American Studies Association’s John Hope Franklin Prize and the Stuart L. Bernath Book Prize awarded by the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Mary Lyon and Mount Holyoke: Opening the Gates by Elizabeth Alden Green (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. 64’s skiing with Mary at Okemo Philanthropy is in Mount Holyoke’s blood, and giving back is one of our oldest traditions. Since Mary Lyon traveled across New England with her green velvet purse, collecting charitable gifts from local citizens in order to found an institution of higher education for women, philanthropy has been important sources of institutional momentum.

Inby virtue of dogged determination and never removing her sight from her goal, Mary Lyon founded Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, the world's oldest continuing college for women. Never seeking to draw attention to herself, she steadfastly fought to ensure that the school would outlive her and never become known as "Miss Lyon's School.".

Life Story of Mary Lyon: Founder of Mount Holyoke College (Classic Reprint) by John Douglas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library.

Mary Lyon and the Mount Holyoke missionaries. [Amanda Porterfield] -- American women played in important part in Protestant foreign missionary work from its early days at the beginning of the nineteenth century, enabling them not only to disseminate religious.

This book makes the writings of Mary Lyon available to the public for the first time, and as such, it is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in the founder of Mount Holyoke College. I attended Mount Holyoke for a year, but I purchased this book while writing a graduate-level research essay on Lyon/5(2).

No institution was more closely associated with women missionaries than Mount Holyoke College. In this book, Amanda Porterfield examines Mount Holyoke founder Mary Lyon and the missionary women she trained.

Her students assembled in a number of particular mission fields, most importantly Persia, India, Ceylon, Hawaii, and Africa. InMary Lyon was the catalyst for change in women's education worldwide. With the help of a community that believed—and invested—in her vision, this one woman started a revolution.

When you make a gift to The Mount Holyoke Fund, you are joining a community that continues to advance Mary Lyon's pioneering vision today. To Mary Lyon. A watercolor of Mary Lyon painted by Katharine Baldwin Sullivan.

Courtesy of Archives and Special Collections. From the 50th reunion booklet by the class of Do you love best the blue brook-flowers we bring of Mount Holyoke College. Mary Woolley Hall 50 College Street.

Mary Lyon and the Mount Holyoke Missionaries by Amanda Porterfield and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Mary Lyon and the Mount Holyoke Missionaries Religion in America by Porterfield, Amanda - AbeBooks.

"Mount Holyoke College Verse, Second Volume" () by Ada L. Snell "Song Book" () Mount Holyoke community song book, published by the Debating Society "Mary Lyon Through her Letters" () edited by Marion Lansing "Holyoke Daily Transcript, Mount Holyoke College Centennial Supplement" ().

Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Green, Elizabeth Alden, Mary Lyon and Mount Holyoke. Hanover, N.H.

No institution was more closely associated with women missionaries that Mount Holyoke College. This book examines Mount Holyoke founder Mary Lyon and the missionary women trained by her. Porterfield sees Lyon and her students as representative of dominant trends in American missionary thought before the Civil War.

In this book, Amanda Porterfield examines Mount Holyoke founder Mary Lyon and the missionary women she trained. Her students assembled in a number of particular mission fields, most importantly Persia, India, Ceylon, Hawaii, and Africa.

Mary Lyon () was the founder of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary and a pioneer in women's education. In the midst of the panic ofan economic depression which left many Americans jobless, homeless, and helpless, Mary Lyon opened a new school to educate young women.

Though the institution, known as Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, was not.Mary Lyon founded the Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (now College) in at South Hadley, Massachusetts, the model for institutions of higher education for women in the United States. A teacher herself, Lyon struggled to finance her education – and determined to create a new form for women’s education based on principles of sound financial.

Lyon, Mary,Mount Holyoke College -- History, College administrators -- United States -- Biography, Women -- Education -- United States -- History Publisher Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; trent_university; internetarchivebooks Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation ContributorPages: