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Hayward, Elizabeth W.


General Context

Student at the Ursuline Academy who held a reunion in Boston in 1878 for former students at the time of the 1834 fire.

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Elizabeth Hayward collection of Ursuline Academy materials


This collection was compiled by Elizabeth W. Hayward, a former Ursuline Academy student. It contains correspondence, notes, clippings, and printed material relating to the Ursuline Academy convent fire in 1834 and a reunion of Ursuline Academy graduates in 1878. The correspondence series is the largest and includes unpublished firsthand accounts of the convent fire and riots. Materials date from 1830 to 1985, the bulk from 1878.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research; digital version avialable.

Dates: circa 1830-1985; Majority of material found in 1878 - 1878