Hartford Female Seminary

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Education Fanny Fern
As a child FF attended several schools, while her resistance to the piety and obedience expected of young ladies
Walker, Nancy A. Fanny Fern. Twayne, 1993.
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apparently caused her father some concern. In the final years of her formal education she...
Education Harriet Beecher Stowe
From 1824 to 1827, HBS attended a seminary in Hartford, Connecticut, founded by her sister Catharine Beecher . The Hartford Female Seminary took a fairly radical approach to teaching young women about republicanism.
Hedrick, Joan. Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life. Oxford University Press, 1994.
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Friends, Associates Fanny Fern
While FF was a well-known writer she did not participate widely in the literary world, perhaps because of the dislike of pretension that prompted her to eschew involvement in fashionable society as well as the...
Friends, Associates Harriet Beecher Stowe
During a fact-finding visit to the Hartford Female Seminary , future abolitionist feminist Angelina Emily Grimké (who was considering teaching as a career) met Harriet Beecher (later HBS ).
Hedrick, Joan. Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life. Oxford University Press, 1994.
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Occupation Harriet Beecher Stowe
Harriet Beecher, later HBS , was in her first job, teaching rhetoric and composition at the Hartford Female Seminary , where she had recently been a pupil.
Hedrick, Joan. Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life. Oxford University Press, 1994.
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