Prepared by Merritt Donaghy, April 1, 1976
Revised by Stephanie Wachalec, October 23, 2003
1 document case, .33 cubic feet, 11th floor
Old archives number: D.1.6.1.
This collection was received from Margaret Cowles Ticknor, March 1, 1976. Myra
(1878-1966) was the sister of Margaret Ticknor's father, Howard Cowles; grand-niece
of Betsy Mix Cowles; great-granddaughter of Giles Hooker
Cowles and cousin and contemporary of Jeanette Fuller. For many years Myra taught
under the auspices of the American Missionary School in Puerto Rico and several
rural schools in the South.
Scope and Content
Correspondence from the early twentieth century makes up most of the collection.
Other items include a journal, teaching materials, and miscellaneous pamphlets.
Folder -- Contents
Correspondence, December 4, 1902-December 15, 1908
Correspondence, July 14, 1909-August 31, 1910, [no date]
Correspondence, January 8, 1911-November 12, 1911
Correspondence, March 20, 1912-October 20, 1912
Correspondence, February 24, 1912-August 17, 1914
Correspondence, January 27, 1915-December 12, 1915
Correspondence, January 8, 1916-August 11, 1917
Correspondence, February 2, 1918-December 9, 1918, [no date]
Correspondence, February 16, 1919-May 14, 1922
Correspondence, February 23, 1926-December 30, 1930
Correspondence, April 30, 1941-September 7, 1942
Correspondence, [no date]
Journal, December 1940-December 1941, [includes Florida trip], newspaper
Notebook containing financial records, [1940s?]
Educational and teaching records, certificates and resumes, 1903-1944, [no
Pamphlets and leaflets [educational and religious, 1919 and no date]
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