Mount Holyoke College


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Cultural formation Emily Dickinson
ED refused to take part in a Fast Day at Mount Holyoke Seminary for Young Ladies , on grounds of dissenting from the Christian faith professed there.
Walsh, John Evangelist. The Hidden Life of Emily Dickinson. Simon and Schuster.
Education Emily Dickinson
ED received a secondary school education from the Amherst Academy and spent one year at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary , then run by Mary Lyon . Both emphasized religious training, but she also studied foreign...
Employer Anita Desai
AD has held teaching positions at Smith College (1987-88) and Mount Holyoke College (1988-93) in the USA. She was a Fellow of Girton College , 1986-88, and of Clare Hall in 1989 and 1991, both...


1836: Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (later Mount...

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Mount Holyoke Female Seminary (later Mount Holyoke College) was founded at South Hadley, Maryland, by Mary Lyon : the first post-secondary educational institution for women in the USA.


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