Boston: Kyser & Dickenson, 1892. Item #1681
9” x 4¾, folded. Single swath of silk, folded, making four pages all printed; internal pages silk moire. Near fine: fresh, with two tiny puncture holes along top edge, a faint soil spot affecting neither text nor image, loss of ½” of frill on second leaf. Abbot Academy was one of the first institutions in New England devoted solely to educating girls and young women. In 1859, Philena McKeen became the school's headmistress and along with her sister Phoebe turned the school into a nationally known academic powerhouse. This program marked the end of an era—the retirement of Phoebe. The internal pages list the menu, organizing committee and guests. The last page has a photographic image of the school. OCLC shows no copies. This item is offered by Langdon Manor Books, LLC, antiquarian booksellers. Please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information and/or photos and we will respond promptly. We package our items carefully, ship daily, and have a no hassle returns policy--your satisfaction is guaranteed. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) , the International League of Antiquarian Booksllers (ILAB) and the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) and adhere to their rules of ethics.