The Handbook of Private Schools Volume 1954

The Handbook of Private Schools Volume 1954

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...largely from the Southwest. Brownell Hall, 10th & Worthington Sts., Omaha, Nebfounded in 1863 by Bishop Talbot, is the pioneer church school in the West. It is an Episcopal boarding and day school, the Bishop of Nebraska being president of the board of trustees. There are junior, academic, and post-graduate departments. Miss Euphemia Johnson, the principal since 1911, was educated at Radcliffe and Columbia. She was supervisor of All Saints' School at Sioux Falls from 1901 to 1909, and instructor at Wolfe Hall, Denver, for one year. Wolcott School, at Denver, Col., was established in 1898 by Miss Anna L. Wolcott (now Mrs. Joel F. Vaile), a former Wellesley student who had been for six years principal of Wolfe Hall, a school for girls now discontinued. On her marriage in 1913 the management of the school was turned over to other hands, but Mrs. Vaile continues her interest in the school. The school corporation includes leading citizens of Denver. It is essentially a day school although there is a boarding department for those from a distance. Provision is also made for younger girls, from kindergarten work upward. College preparation is a primary aim, but, in its function of providing for the educational needs of the leading families of the city, it makes adequate provision for those who do not wish to enter college. The faculty is headed by J. D. S. Riggs, formerly president of Ottawa University (Kan.) and Shurtleff College. PACIFIC COAST STATES Hamlin School, 2230 Pacific Ave., San Francisco, is a large residential and day school. Miss Hamlin, the principal, is a native of Massachusetts and a graduate of the University of Michigan. She is assisted by ten teachers, all college or normal graduates. There are over a hundred girls in attendance, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236611055
  • 9781236611055