Monday, May 08, 2006

Historic Homeschooling Material at the Lilly Library at Indiana University

Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Lilly Library
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452 Fax: 812-855-3143
Creator: Johnson, Jane, 1708-1759
Title: Johnson, J. mss.,
Dates: ca. 1740-1759
Extent: 438 items
The Johnson, J. mss. consists of materials devised by Jane (Russell) Johnson primarily for the instruction of her son, George William Johnson. The materials consist of 438 items and are arranged in 24 groups. Included are alphabet cards, religious and secular lesson cards, all hand-made. Some contain colored illustrations and are decorated with multi-colored Dutch paper.
Collection number: LMC 1649
Language: Materials are in English

These are beautifully photographed and digitized materials. The search function is a little cumbersome, choosing a topic from the list on the left does not hyperlink to the correct spot in the more detailed list on the right. Just scroll down the page to see the individual image links.

H/T BibliOdyssey

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