In Her Own Right

Martha Schofield letter to Mary Ash Jenkins

Image A00183192 1 lg
Date created 1903-05-18
Creators Schofield, Martha
Description Mary Jenkins was Martha Schofield's niece. Schofield writes about tending to the step-mother of a friend who was suffering from delerium and ended up being admitted to an asylum. Most of her school's staff has left or will leave soon for the summer, but she plans to stay a while to get some important things done. She plans to hire a supervising principal by next term.
Size 5 pages
Type text
Subjects Delirium | Mental illness | Women in education | Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.)
Geographical location Aiken (S.C.); Swarthmore (Pa.)
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, A00183192. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see