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Harriet Sweester, Gorham Normal School, Student, Letters Home, Maine, Gorham, Teacher Education, 1890's



Harriet Sweester attended Gorham Normal School in the 1890s. She became a teacher and the first Administrator of Home Economics for the Maine State Department of Education. The collection contains letters Sweetser wrote home describing her daily life as a student.

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0.5 ft.



Donated by Elizabeth Sweetser Baxter in 1999.

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The Harriet Sweetser Letters are the physical property of the University of Southern Maine Libraries. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the creator or his legal heirs and assigns.

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