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Swett, Charles Eben, 1839-1925

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1839 - 1925

Charles Eben Swett was born on March 12, 1839 in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1864, after which he became principle of a large Union School in Cattaraugus County, New York. From 1865 to 1877, Swett was principle of a variety of schools including the high school at Gloucester, Massachusetts, the Dudley School in Boston and the Rice School in Boston. In January 1878, he accepted the principalship of the Grammar School at Winchester, Massachusetts. In July of that year, Swett was elected Superintendent of the Academical Department of Adelphi Academy in Brooklyn, New York, and in 1880 and 1883 he held similar positions in Malden and Andover, Massachusetts. Swett died in 1925.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Eben Swett diary

Codex 003400
 Collection
Identifier: 003400
Overview Diary of Charles Eben Swett (1839-1925) chronicling his life as a student at Dartmouth College. Noteworthy events include the moving of a building, the common being mowed by machine, the price of a suit coat, "Prex's Garden," Captain Caldwell's death and the removal of Prof. Varney.

Travel Diary

Codex 003186
 Collection
Identifier: 003186
Overview One travel diary by Charles Eben Swett with itemized expense listings.