Prettyman, Elijah Barrett, 1830 - 1907
A Pennsylvanian, Elijah Barrett Prettyman began his teaching career after graduating from Dickinson College. Prettyman came to Anne Arundel County where he worked as a teacher and principal for over 15 years. In 1890, he was appointed the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and Principal of the Normal School. Under his steady guidance, the Normal School extended its course of study to 3 years and added new courses
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Bound volume of correspondence from Elijah B. Prettyman (bulk), George W. Ward, and Sarah E. Richmond, 1900-1910
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Scope and Contents Contains correspondence from Elijah Barrett Prettyman, George Washington Ward, and Sarah Elizabeth Richmond
Overview Elijah Barrett Prettyman was the second principal at the Maryland State Normal School from 1890 until 1905. These records which date from 1890 to 1905 are composed of Newell’s publications, tributes, biographies, and correspondence.
Dates: 1890-1905, undated