Cheryl Mariolis & Marie Oedel discuss "Ticknor: Opening the Door to Higher Education for Women"
Monday, June 4, McKim Building Central BPL in Copley Square, 6:00PM.
Join Marie Oedel and Cheryl Mariolis as they present some fascinating new research about Anna Ticknor's career as founder of the Society To Encourage Studies At Home. Anna Eliot Ticknor was a key figure in the development of education in the United States in the nineteenth century, particularly in the areas of distance education and home learning, but until now her story has been essentially untold to the public. Now Marie and Cheryl will present a more complete picture of the legacy of Anna Ticknor, who, through her quiet, steadfast efforts, endeavored to help women continue to learn no matter what their personal circumstances. Those efforts continue to this day in the legacy she created and materials she donated through her Society.