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Julia S. Quinby, Westbrook Seminary, Class of 1863

Contributed by Abplanalp Library, UNE

Julia S. Quinby (Quimby) graduated from Westbrook Seminary in 1863. She was one of two students who were the first to receive "Lady of Liberal Learning" degrees bestowed by Westbrook Seminary and Female Collegiate Institute. For the next three years, Miss Quinby (Quimby) was a member of the Board of Instruction at Westbrook Seminary and Female Collegiate Institute, teaching French, Latin and English. In 1871 Julia Quinby (Quimby) married a Portland physician, Dr. John F. Boothby, and moved to Massachusetts.

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  • Title: Julia S. Quinby, Westbrook Seminary, Class of 1863
  • Creation Date: circa 1865
  • Subject Date: circa 1865
  • Local Name: Deering, Stevens Plains
  • Town: Portland, Westbrook
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: carte de visite; Photograph
  • Local Code: Faculty photographs
  • Collection: Westbrook College History Collection
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Abplanalp Library, UNE
716 Stevens Avenue, Portland, ME 04103
(207) 221-4323

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