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Selected Readings on the Life and Work of Frances Ann Wood Shimer By Samuel Henderson
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Selected readings that illuminate the life and work of Mrs. Frances Ann Wood Shimer (1826-1901), founder of Shimer College. Includes extensive excerpts from Mrs. Shimer's own letters and journals,... More > as well as contemporary and historical accounts of her work. Also included are selections from some key texts that influenced Mrs. Shimer's philosophy of education, including the writings of Isaac Watts and David Perkins Page. These selections bring the incredible tale of the founding and difficult early years of Shimer College to life as has never before been done in print.< Less
Italy, the Magic Land By Lilian Whiting
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Emily Lilian Whiting (October 3, 1859 – 1942) was an... More > American journalist and author.Born at Niagara Falls, New York, she attended the Mount Carroll Seminary, later known as Shimer College, in Illinois. She was the daughter of Illinois State Senator Lorenzo D. Whiting. She was literary editor of the Boston Traveler from 1880 to 1890, editor of the Boston Budget in 1890-93, and afterward spent much of her time in Europe. She died in 1942. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lilian_Whiting< Less