Talcott, Sarah G.
Manuscript Collection: MS 0592
Agency History/Biographical note:
Sarah Goodrich Talcott was born in 1835 to Allyn and Martha G.
Robbins Talcott. Her sister Martha Robbins Talcott graduated from
Mount Holyoke in 1866. Sarah graduated from Mount Holyoke in 1855,
and taught in South Hadley for a short time. She died in 1862.
Scope and Content:
Chiefly letters to Talcott from relatives and friends giving her
family news and discussing people and events in her hometown of
Vernon, Connecticut. Includes letters from her parents Allyn and
Martha G. Talcott, and sister, Martha, as well as letters from former
classmates at Mount Holyoke Female Seminary and from several young
men, principally concerning their work as teachers and their travels
in New England, New York, the south and elsewhere in the United
States. Also includes several letters by Talcott, dated 1853-1855,
describing her life as a Mount Holyoke student.
Cite as: Sarah G. Talcott Correspondence, Mount Holyoke
College, Archives and Special Collections, South
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted