University of the State of New York. Year Book for the Twenty-Seventh Year Temple Grove Seminary, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Containing the Names of Instructors, A Summary of Students, and a Brief Statement Concerning the Buildings, Grounds, Courses of Study.
(Americana - 19th Century - Woman's Education - Temple Grove Seminary - Saratoga Springs)

Saratoga Springs, New York: Temple Grove Seminary, 1882. F (1) + 39 + (1) pages; tissue-guarded engraved frontispiece by Thomas Chubbuck and another, printed view of the main building in the text. A promotional pamphlet for this woman's educational institution, giving details of the plan of education, discipline & rules of behavior and practical living needs for the entering student. Temple Grove was a private institution founded by Charles F. Dowd (1825 - 1904), co-principal of the school with his wife Harriet M. Dowd; through several changes in the early 20th century, it became the private Skidmore College. Printed by Weed, Parsons and Company Albany. Approx. 5 1/4" x 6 3/4" size; light blue polished paper binding, side-sewn, gilt cover titles. Some edge, tips wear to the binding; splitting along edge of spine paper; contents clean and in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 26230)


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