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Item 17408

Title: Fryeburg Academy student body, 1886

Contributed by: Fryeburg Academy Archives

Date: 1886

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Photograph

Item 17406

Title: Fryeburg Academy, ca. 1777

Contributed by: Fryeburg Academy Archives

Date: circa 1777

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Ink on paper

Item 17407

Title: Fryeburg Academy baseball team, 1908

Contributed by: Fryeburg Academy Archives

Date: 1908

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Photograph

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Thomaston Academy, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.