Creator

Date Original

1842

Description

This diploma awarded the title of Mistress of English Literature to Mary A.V. Daly from the Female Collegiate Institute of Buckingham County, Virginia.

Biographical/Historical Note

Female Collegiate Institute of Buckingham County, Virginia, was the first chartered women's collegein Virginia. It was established in 1837, but its doors were closed in 1843. After several petitions fromcurrent and former students, the college was reopened in 1848 but closed permanently in 1863.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Virginia

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.007.002

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Mary A.V. Daly diploma, SMC.007.002

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Mary A.V. Daly diploma, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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