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History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925
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[This information is from Vol. II, p. 1341 of History of the Mohawk Valley: Gateway to the West 1614-1925, edited by Nelson Greene (Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1925). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 974.7 G81h. This online edition includes lists of portraits, maps and illustrations. As noted by Paul Keesler in his article, "The Much Maligned Mr. Greene," some information in this book has been superseded by later research or was provided incorrectly by local sources.]

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Fairfield Seminary Circular of 1872

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Fairfield Seminary was located in the little village of Fairfield about ten miles northwest of Little Falls and northeast of Herkimer. It was an important educational center for the middle Mohawk Valley, during the nineteenth century. It closed its doors about 1903.

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Fairfield Seminary
Faculty
W. H. Reese, A M., PrincipalGreek and Latin.
* ………Mathematics.
George F. Sawyer, A. B.Natural Science.
James M. HallAssistant in English and Mathematics.
C. L. BowmanCommercial Department.
Miss Josie J. Griggs, PreceptressFrench.
Mrs. W. H. ReeseGerman.
* ………Oil Painting and Drawing.
Mrs. Charlotte GuiouMusic.
Miss Mary ThompsonEnglish Department.
Boarding Department
Miss C. M. BaileyStewardess.
C. A. BelknapJanitor.
* To be supplied. 

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