M. P. Dascomb's Recommendation for Louisa Alexander

Title

M. P. Dascomb's Recommendation for Louisa Alexander

Subject

Marianne Parker Dascomb's Letter to Reverend George Whipple with the AMA (American Missionary Association)

Description

Dascomb's recommendation as President of Oberlin's Female Department for Louisa Alexander's acceptance as a teacher alongside Amanda Thomas Wall in S.C.. Specifically Dascomb recommends her on the grounds of her exceptional character and adherence to certain norms of femininity within academia.

Creator

Marianne Parker Dascomb

Source

Oberlin College Archives

Publisher

Unpublished

Date

Sept. 19 1865

Relation

Amanda Wall, Capt. Wall, Rev. George Whipple

Format

Correspondence

Language

English

Original Format

Photocopied Correspondence

Physical Dimensions

8.5 in by 11 in

Files

Dascomb_19Sept1865.pdf

Collection

Citation

Marianne Parker Dascomb, “M. P. Dascomb's Recommendation for Louisa Alexander,” African American Women Intellectuals, accessed December 3, 2022, https://afamwomen.historydesignlab.org/items/show/1.

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