Willard, Emma Hart, 1787-1876

Willard, Emma Hart, 1787-1876

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1787 - 1876

Biography

Emma Hart Willard (February 23, 1787 – April 15, 1870) was an American women's rights activist who dedicated her life to education. She worked in several schools and founded the first school for women's higher education, the Troy Female Seminary in Troy, New York.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Emma Hart Willard letters

Mss 826556
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 826556
Date(s): 1826 to 1890
Abstract

In English.

Mrs. Emma (Hart) Willard letter

Mss 851178.2
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 851178.2
Date(s): 1851-02-28
Abstract

In English.