Book/Printed Material Lucinda Hinsdale Stone, her life story and reminiscences.

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Title
Lucinda Hinsdale Stone, her life story and reminiscences.
Summary
This is a collection of reminiscences of and about Lucinda Hinsdale Stone (1814-1900), one of Michigan's foremost spokespersons for coeducation and equal educational rights for women during the late nineteenth century. Born in Hinesburg, Vermont, she received a classical education as the first female graduate of Hinesburg Academy. After teaching at Burlington Seminary and, later, as a private tutor on a Mississippi plantation, she married James Andrus Blinn Stone, a Baptist minister. In 1843, Lucinda Stone took over a fledgling branch of the University of Michigan in Kalamazoo. There she began to teach women through a separate female department until she resigned in 1863 in a controversy over exposing students to literature considered inappropriate for ladies. She continued to teach most of her students out of her own home and eventually escorted women on guided study tours of Europe. As part of her efforts to educate women, she helped found the Ladies Library Association of Kalamazoo. In 1873, influenced by various New England women's clubs, she organized the first full-fledged women's club in Michigan. There are few details here about her later life, but there are abundant testimonials about her importance as a public speaker, journalist, and charter member of the Michigan Woman's Press Association. The book also includes abundant excerpts from Stone's writings about eminent people she encountered abroad and at home.
Contributor Names
Perry, Belle McArthur.
Created / Published
Detroit, The Blinn Publishing Company, 1902.
Subject Headings
-  Stone, Lucinda,--1814-1900
Notes
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
xiv, 369 p. illus. (coat of arms) 2 port. (incl. front.) 23 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
HQ1413.S7 P4
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gdc/lhbum.04759
Library of Congress Control Number
31004759
Language
English
Online Format
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This is a collection of reminiscences of and about Lucinda Hinsdale Stone (1814-1900), one of Michigan's foremost spokespersons for coeducation and equal educational rights for women during the late nineteenth century. Born in Hinesburg, Vermont, she received a classical education as the first female graduate of Hinesburg Academy. After teaching at Burlington Seminary and, later, as a private tutor on a Mississippi plantation, she married James Andrus Blinn Stone, a Baptist minister. In 1843, Lucinda Stone took over a fledgling branch of the University of Michigan in Kalamazoo. There she began to teach women through a separate female department until she resigned in 1863 in a controversy over exposing students to literature considered inappropriate for ladies. She continued to teach most of her students out of her own home and eventually escorted women on guided study tours of Europe. As part of her efforts to educate women, she helped found the Ladies Library Association of Kalamazoo. In 1873, influenced by various New England women's clubs, she organized the first full-fledged women's club in Michigan. There are few details here about her later life, but there are abundant testimonials about her importance as a public speaker, journalist, and charter member of the Michigan Woman's Press Association. The book also includes abundant excerpts from Stone's writings about eminent people she encountered abroad and at home.
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Perry, Belle Mcarthur. Lucinda Hinsdale Stone, her life story and reminiscences. Detroit, The Blinn Publishing Company, 1902. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/31004759/.

APA citation style:

Perry, B. M. (1902) Lucinda Hinsdale Stone, her life story and reminiscences. Detroit, The Blinn Publishing Company. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/31004759/.

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Perry, Belle Mcarthur. Lucinda Hinsdale Stone, her life story and reminiscences. Detroit, The Blinn Publishing Company, 1902. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/31004759/>.

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