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Madison Female Institute Collection

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Madison Female Institute Collection, 1857-1971 | Eastern Kentucky University - Special Collections and Archives

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Collection Overview

Title: Madison Female Institute Collection, 1857-1971Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Primary Creator: Madison Female Institute (1857-1915)

Extent: 0.44 Cubic Feet

Date Acquired: 11/20/2002. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Education--Kentucky., Madison Female Institute

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Madison Female Institute was founded in 1857 to educate girls in the Madison County area. This collection contains some of their publications, course catalogs, financial records, and other legal documents which document the operations and educational priorities of the school.

The Madison Female Institute Collection is an artificial collection comprised of single items from various sources. Many of the materials came from the Dorris Museum collection and these are marked with the number 1728. Other items have unknown provenance. Although the records are incomplete they do create an overview of the institution and its history. See also photograph collection, other processed collections and vertical files for more information.

These materials should be used with other collections containing the Madison Female Institute subject heading for more complete records of the school.

Subject/Index Terms

Education--Kentucky.
Madison Female Institute

Administrative Information

Repository: Eastern Kentucky University - Special Collections and Archives

Accruals: Some items from the Dorris Museum Collection were added 04/2009.

Acquisition Source: N/A


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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Board of Trustee Record Book, 1857-1915Add to your cart.
Record book showing original subscribers to the school and extant board minutes. There are many years where minutes were not recorded or were recorded in another location.
Folder 2: Board of Trustee Record Book, Transcript, 1857-1915Add to your cart.
A typescript of the records in the ledger in folder 1.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1873-1897Add to your cart.
Letters relating to the operation of Madison Female Institute.
Folder 4: Documents, 1857-1908Add to your cart.
Includes the act of legislation to incorporate Madison Female Institute, a 1908 amendment to the charter, and surveys of the Institute property.
Folder 5: Financial Records, 1865-1905Add to your cart.
Receipts and ledger entries for expenses related to the maintenance of the building and grounds. There are also bank notes for the mortgage.
Folder 6: News ClippingsAdd to your cart.
News clippings about events at the Institute and reprints of graduating classes of Madison Female Institute.
Folder 7: Photographs, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Madison Female Institute WoodcutAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 2: Madison Female InstituteAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 3: Madison Female Institute Reunion, 1967Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 4: Madison Female Institute School Group, ca 1907Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 5: Postcard of Madison Female InstituteAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 6: Postcard of Madison Female InstituteAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Item 7: Madison Female InstituteAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Envelope with woodcut of the school on back.
Folder 8: Annual Announcement, 1904-1911Add to your cart.
Catalog describing the facilities, courses offered, faculty, alumni and current students.
Folder 9: Annual Announcement, 1914-1917Add to your cart.
Folder 10: The Goldenrod, 1891Add to your cart.
Published by the students of the Institute.
Folder 11: The Madisonian, 1896-1906Add to your cart.
Published by The Castalian Society and contains photographs, poetry and essays on various topics of interest to the students.
Folder 12: Programs, 1896-1914Add to your cart.
Programs from commencement exercises and alumni banquets.
Folder 13: Handbill Announcing the First Session of the School, 1858Add to your cart.
(2000-005)
Folder 14: Report of the Committee on War Claims, 1894Add to your cart.
Report documenting damages to the Institute while occupied by the Union Army after the Battle of Richmond. (2021-003)
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Diploma for Bettie Boggs, 6 Jun 1882Add to your cart.
Item 2: Articles of Agreement, 1 Aug 1881Add to your cart.
Agreement between John D. Harris, President of Madison Female Institute and C.P. Williamson to rent Williamson the ground and building owned by the institute to house a "first class female school."
Item 3: Secretary of State Corporation Department, 15 Apr 1908Add to your cart.
Amended Articles of Incorporation were filed.
Item 4: Secretary of State Corporation Department, 14 May 1908Add to your cart.
Amended Articles of Incorporation were filed.

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