COLORADO FEMALE ACADEMY
COLORADO FEMALE ACADEMY. Colorado Female Academy, according to the Austin Texas Democrat of August 16 and 30, 1848, was to be opened in October 1848 at the French Legation, by C. W. Howell, president, and Mrs. Maria Howell, governess. The notice of the school specified a school year of two sessions of twenty-two weeks each and advertised the conveniences of Austin for visits of parents to students.
Aloise Walker Hardy, A History of Travis County, 1832–1865 (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1938). Willie Madora Long, Education in Austin Before the Public Schools (M.Ed. thesis, University of Texas, 1952).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Carolyn Hyman, "COLORADO FEMALE ACADEMY," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/kbc38), accessed February 06, 2016. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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