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A history of the Platteville Academy, 1839-1866

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Ullsvik, Bjarne R.
A history of the Platteville Academy, 1839-1866
Platteville, Wisconsin1994
84 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Contents

[Cover]

[Title page], pp. [1]-[2]

Table of contents, pp. 3-6

Preface, pp. 7-8

Charters for the Platteville Academy , pp. 8-9

A tragedy in the legislative assembly, pp. 9-11

Creation of a constitution for the state of Wisconsin, pp. 11-13

Dictionary of Wisconsin biography, p. 13

First prinicipal of the Platteville Academy: Alvin M. Dixon, pp. 13-16

Second and third principals of the Platteville Academy: D.R. Carrier and G. F. Magoun, pp. 16-17

Fourth principal of the Platteville Academy: Josiah L. Pickard, pp. 17-19

To friends of education in western Wisconsin, pp. 19-21

Town superintendency, pp. 21-22

New building for the Academy, p. 22

Student resolutions, pp. 22-23

Annual catalogs and peak enrollments, pp. 23-25

Course of study (1856-57), pp. 25-26

Early affirmative action at Platteville, p. 26

Pickard's subsequent leadership and his expression of gratitude for this tenure at the Platteville Academy, p. 27

The final years of the Platteville Academy 1860-66, p. 28

State subsidy for the teacher education, pp. 28-29

Services of academy students in the Civil War, pp. 29-33

Roster of Platteville Academy students, 1846-60 who served in the civil war, 1861-65, pp. 33-34

Documentation of services of academy students in the Confederate Army, pp. 34-36

The students' olio, pp. 37-40

Selected contributions from The Students' Olio: October 10, 1857, pp. 40-43

Selected contributions from The Students' Olio: March 12, 1858, pp. 43-49

Selected contributions from The Students' Olio: October 7, 1862, pp. 49-53

Selected contributions from The Students' Olio: first number, 1864, pp. 53-57

Selected contributions from The Students' Olio: second number, 1864, pp. 57-63

Selected contributions from The Students' Olio: third number, 1864, pp. 63-69

Attempts for higher education in Wisconsin that didn't occur, p. 70

The Platteville State Normal school, pp. 70-72

Follow-through of the 1842 charter of the Platteville Academy, pp. 72-73

Students from the Platteville Academy at the normal school, pp. 73-74

Predecessors of U.W.-Platteville, pp. 74-75

Platteville's pride, p. 75

References, pp. 76-79

Index, pp. 80-84

[Cover]


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