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Nora Schetter Blair essay, 1890 December

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Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey


Nora Schetter Blair essay


1890 December


University of Kentucky Special Collections


Collection is arranged by format.

Location note

Housed with multiple collections.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2012MS009: [identification of item], Nora Schetter Blair essay, 1890 December, University of Kentucky Special Collections.


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1 box


Nora Schetter Blair attended Brook Farm's school with her brothers as a child in the 1840s. Her teacher was Sophia Willard Dana Ripley, wife of Brook Farm's founder George Ripley.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of Nora Schetter Blair's essay entitled School Memories of Brook Farm. In the recollections, Blair remembers the school at Brook Farm and her teacher Sophia Willard Dana Ripley.


  • Brook Farm Association for Industry and Education (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.).
  • Barr, Frances Keller
  • Autobiography.
  • Boarding schools.
  • Communal living
  • Utopian socialism--History

User Restrictions

The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Collection Inventory