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What later became known as Abbot Academy was incorporated as the Abbot Female Academy on February 26, 1829. It was the first school dedicated to the the higher education of girls. Miss Sarah Abbot was the founder of the school. It merged with Philips Academy.
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Abbot Female Seminary, the first school dedicated to the the higher education of girls in the United States, was incorporated on February 26, 1829 in Andover, Massachusetts. Sarah Abbot was the founder of the school later known as Abbot Academy. It continued as a school for girls only until 1973 when it merged with Philips Academy.
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* [http://catalog.mvlc.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=12029A6B69X21.66938&profile=man&source=~!horizon&view=subscriptionsummary&uri=full=3100001~!81965~!3&ri=3&aspect=subtab783&menu=search&ipp=20&spp=20&staffonly=&term=abbot+academy&index=.ET&uindex=&aspect=subtab783&menu=search&ri=3#focus ''Abbot Academy, Andover Massachusetts'']by Abbot Academy, Andover Room R 376.9 Abb (pamphlet box 4)
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=81965&t=Abbot%20Academy%2C%20Andover%20Massachusetts&tp=title&l=5&d=1&hc=5&rt=title''Abbot Academy, Andover Massachusetts''] by Abbot Academy, Andover Room R 376.9 Abb (pamphlet box 4)
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* [http://catalog.mvlc.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=12029A6B69X21.66938&profile=man&source=~!horizon&view=subscriptionsummary&uri=full=3100001~!340079~!5&ri=3&aspect=subtab783&menu=search&ipp=20&spp=20&staffonly=&term=abbot+academy&index=.ET&uindex=&aspect=subtab783&menu=search&ri=3#focus ''Academy Sketches 1892 - 1912'']by Katharine Roxanna Kelsey, Andover Room R 376.9 Kel
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=340079&t=academy%20sketches&tp=title&l=5&d=1&hc=2&rt=title''Academy Sketches 1892 - 1912''] by Katharine Roxanna Kelsey, Andover Room R 376.9 Kel
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* [http://catalog.mvlc.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=12029A6B69X21.66938&profile=man&source=~!horizon&view=subscriptionsummary&uri=full=3100001~!438629~!6&ri=3&aspect=subtab783&menu=search&ipp=20&spp=20&staffonly=&term=abbot+academy&index=.ET&uindex=&aspect=subtab783&menu=search&ri=3#focus ''Journal of and Abbot Academy Girl 1874 - 1876'']by Harriet Chapell Newcomb, Andover Room R 376.9 New
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=438629&t=journal%20of%20abbot%20academy%20girl&tp=title&l=5&d=1&hc=1&rt=title ''Journal of an Abbot Academy Girl 1874 - 1876''] by Harriet Chapell Newcomb, Andover Room R 376.9 New
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* Downs, Annie Sawyer. "Abbot Academy." ''New England Magazine'' February 1886, page 136 - 151
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=378415&t=A%20Singular%20School%3A%20Abbot%20Academy&tp=title&l=5&d=1&hc=1&rt=title ''A Singular School: Abbot Academy, 1828 - 1973''] by Susan McIntosh Lloyd, Andover Room R 376.9 Llo
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* [http://catalog.mvlc.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=12029A6B69X21.66938&profile=man&source=~!horizon&view=subscriptionsummary&uri=full=3100001~!378415~!1&ri=3&aspect=subtab783&menu=search&ipp=20&spp=20&staffonly=&term=abbot+academy&index=.ET&uindex=&aspect=subtab783&menu=search&ri=3#focus A Singular School: Abbot Academy, 1828 - 1973] by Susan McIntosh Lloyd, Andover Room R 376.9 Llo
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=81964&t=abbot%20academy%20at%20andover%20massachusetts&tp=title&l=5&d=1&hc=1&rt=title "Abbot Academy at Andover, Massachusetts"]
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*"Abbot Academy," ''New England Magazine'', February 1886, page 136 - 151.
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*"Miss Carpenter's Book On Abbot is Published," ''Andover Townsman'', November 25, 1959, p. 1.
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*"Old Girl's School to Have New Life," ''Lawrence Eagle Tribune'', (photos) November 30, 1994, p.9.
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*"Renewed Life for 1829 Abbot Academy Home.(Draper Hall)," ''Eagle Tribune'', (photos) May 2, 1997, p. 13, 14.
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*"Mary Hinckley Hutchings Crane (long obituary for headmistress of Abbot from 1956 until 1966, photo)," ''Andover Townsman'', May 10, 2007.
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*"Three prestigious Andover schools become one," ''Andover Townsman'', December 20, 2012, page 10.
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* Andover Room File - Private Schools
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--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 16:11, February 13, 2008 (EST)
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--[[User:Eleanor|Eleanor]] 16:11, February 13, 2008 (EST)<br>
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--[[User:Leslie|Leslie]] 13:28, September 21, 2012 (EDT)
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Abbot Female Seminary, the first school dedicated to the the higher education of girls in the United States, was incorporated on February 26, 1829 in Andover, Massachusetts. Sarah Abbot was the founder of the school later known as Abbot Academy. It continued as a school for girls only until 1973 when it merged with Philips Academy.

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  • "Abbot Academy," New England Magazine, February 1886, page 136 - 151.
  • "Miss Carpenter's Book On Abbot is Published," Andover Townsman, November 25, 1959, p. 1.
  • "Old Girl's School to Have New Life," Lawrence Eagle Tribune, (photos) November 30, 1994, p.9.
  • "Renewed Life for 1829 Abbot Academy Home.(Draper Hall)," Eagle Tribune, (photos) May 2, 1997, p. 13, 14.
  • "Mary Hinckley Hutchings Crane (long obituary for headmistress of Abbot from 1956 until 1966, photo)," Andover Townsman, May 10, 2007.
  • "Three prestigious Andover schools become one," Andover Townsman, December 20, 2012, page 10.


  • Andover Room File - Private Schools


--Eleanor 16:11, February 13, 2008 (EST)
--Leslie 13:28, September 21, 2012 (EDT)

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