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Sylvia A. Upson Notebook

An inventory of her item at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Upson, Sylvia A.
Title: Sylvia A. Upson Notebook
Inclusive Dates: 1850-1852
Quantity: 1 v. (SC)
Abstract: Notebook of compositions kept while Upson was a student at the Young Ladies Institute, Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Sylvia Upson was a student at the Young Ladies Institute in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Little is known about Upson, though there is evidence that she may have married Jerome B. Graham and had a son, William P. Graham, in 1871.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Sylvia A. Upson Notebook is a single notebook of compositions dated from 1850-1852. There are a few loose letters and papers inserted throughout. Topics covered include science and the occupation of teaching.

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Upson, Sylvia A.

Corporate Bodies

Young Ladies Institute (Pittsfield, Mass.)


Women -- Education -- Massachusetts -- Pittsfield.
Women -- Education -- United States.

Genres and Forms


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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Sylvia A. Upson Notebook
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Finding Aid Information

Created by: [Summit record]
Date: 2001-01-01
Revision history: 26 Mar 2009 - converted to EAD (AM)

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SC 299 Compositions 1850-1852

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