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Wiscasset Maternal Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0802-sc

Scope and Content Note

Records of an association to help mothers in the rearing of their children. The record book includes the constitution of the Wiscasset Maternal Association, minutes of meetings, lists of members, receipts for subscriptions to Mother's Magazine and Family Monitor, and a list of books belonging to the Association.

Dates

  • 1838-1863

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Historical Note

The Wiscasset Maternal Association was organized in Wiscasset, Maine in August of 1838 to hold meetings and learn about the best methods of raising children. There were to be monthly meetings at which there would be readings, conversation, and prayer. Every three months children under 12 years of age could be brought to the meeting. The association was disbanded around 1863.

Extent

1 folder (1 item) ; 20 cm

Abstract

Records of an association to help mothers in the rearing of their children. The record book includes the constitution of the Wiscasset Maternal Association, minutes of meetings, lists of members, receipts for subscriptions to Mother's Magazine and Family Monitor, and a list of books belonging to the Association.
Title
Guide to the Wiscasset Maternal Association Records
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686