In Her Own Right

Matilda A. Harris letter to Martha Schofield

Image A00183034 1 lg
Date created 1876-02-22
Description Matilda A. Harris (b.1855) was one of Martha Schofield's students. Says she enjoys reading the periodicals she receives in the mail and asks Schofield to have more sent to her. Discusses her schooling under a white man named Francis Timmons. Briefly discusses family/friends and asks how Schofield is doing at the Schofield School.
Size 2 pages
Type text
Subjects Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877) | African Americans--Education | African American women--Education | Women--Education | Teacher-student relationships | Periodicals
Geographical location Edgefield County (S.C.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library: Swarthmore College
Rights Please cite appropriately, crediting Martha Schofield Papers, SFHL-RG5-134, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College as the source and indicating the identifier of the item, A00183034. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see