Fritcher, Anne E.
Manuscript Collection: MS 0606
Agency History/Biographical note:
Ann Eliza Fritcher was born in Millport, New York to Henry and Annie
Ryder Fritcher. She graduated form Mount Holyoke Seminary in 1857
and began teaching in Pennsylvania. In 1859 she returned to Mount
Holyoke as a teacher where she stayed until 1863. She then sailed to
Turkey to become Principal of the Gilrs' School in Marsovan. She
returned to the United States in 1893 and became very ill. She died
on June 27, 1896 in Walden, New York.
Scope and Content:
The Ann Eliza Fritcher Papers contain a notebook 1856-1863; a journal
entitled "Private jounal of Miss A.E. Fritcher, who embarked on the
'city of Baltimore' May 30, 1863, from New York to England"; and a
photograph. The notebook includes quoted passages from many famous
literary figures, and the journal describes her voyage to England.
Cite as: Ann E. Fritcher Papers, Mount Holyoke College,
Archives and Special Collections, South Hadley,
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted