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Mary Lyon

Activist, Educator (28-Feb-1797 — 5-Mar-1849)


Evelyn I. Banning. Mary Lyon of Putnam's Hill: A Biography. Vanguard Press. 1965. 189pp.

Fidelia Fiske. Recollections of Mary Lyon: With Selections from Her Instructions to the Pupils in Mt. Holyoke Female Seminary. Boston: American Tract Society. 1866. 333pp.

Beth Bradford Gilchrist. The Life of Mary Lyon. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin. 1910. 462pp.

Elizabeth Alden Green. Mary Lyon and Mount Holyoke: Opening the Gates. University Press of New England. 1979. 406pp.

Edward Hitchcock. The Power of Christian Benevolence: Illustrated in the Life and Labors of Mary Lyon. Hopkins, Bridgman and Co.. 1852. 486pp.

Marion Lansing (editor). Mary Lyon: Through Her Letters. Read Books. 2007. 348pp.

Amanda Porterfield. Mary Lyon and the Mount Holyoke Missionaries. Oxford University Press. 1997. 179pp.

William Makepeace Thayer. The True Woman: Elements of Character Drawn from the Life of Mary Lyon and Others. Hodder & Stoughton. 1893. 330pp.


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  7. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.461)

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  9. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.119)

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