S. Maria Elliot Family Collection
Scope and Content
This collection contains the personal papers of the Elliot family of Massachusetts. Contents include materials related to the professional and personal lives of family members, especially Rev. Moses Elliot, Richard M. Elliot, and S. Maria Elliot. Contents include a sermon, notes, correspondence, education records, and photographs.
- 1826 - 1942
- Elliot family (1826-1942) (Family)
Language of Materials
The materials in this collection are written in English, Spanish, and Latin.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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S. Maria Elliot Biography
Sophronia Maria Elliot was born in Baldwinsville, Massachusetts, on February 18, 1854. She became a professor of home economics at Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. She and Ellen H. Richards co-authored "The Chemistry of Home Economics" (1914), and Elliot was the sole author of "Home Bacteriology" (1907) and "Household Hygiene" (1911). In 1914, she received an honorary Master of Arts degree from Brown University for her work on scientific housekeeping. Elliot was a member of the New England Home Economics Association and the Massachusetts Home Economics Association, the First Baptist Church, the Ministers and Missionaries Benefit Board of the Northern Baptist Convention, and the Womans City Club of Boston. She died on March 14, 1842.
The Journal of Home Economics, Volume 15. 1923. Page 464. [https://www.google.com/books/edition/The_Journal_of_Home_Economics/ILdOAAAAYAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&dq=s.+maria+elliot&pg=PA463&printsec=frontcover]
S. Maria Elliot. Household Hygiene. 1911. [https://www.google.com/books/edition/Elliot_S_Maria_Household_hygiene/ej1MAQAAMAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=0]
S. Maria Elliot. Household Bacteriology. 1907. [https://www.google.com/books/edition/Elliot_S_Maria_Household_bacteriology/WD1MAQAAMAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=0]
Find A Grave. "Sophronia Maria Elliot." Accessed October 19, 2022. [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/128647503/sophronia-maria-elliott]
Richard M. Elliot Biography
Richard M. Elliot was born in Massachusetts on April 20, 1844. He studied at the Connecticut Literary Insitution until 1866 and taught music until 1868, when he departed to attend Brown University. He graduated from Brown University in 1872. He pursued a long career in music education in Boston. Elliot was a member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, the Cecilia Club, and the Harvard Musical Association. He died in New Hampshire on September 3, 1908.
Proceedings of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. 1909. [https://www.google.com/books/edition/Proceedings_of_the_New_England_Historic/Ax8yAQAAIAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&bsq=richard%20elliot]
0.3 Cubic Feet (1 box)
This collection contains the personal papers of the Elliot family of Massachusetts. Contents include materials related to the professional and personal lives of family members, especially Rev. Moses Elliot, Richard M. Elliot, and S. Maria Elliot.
The items in this collection are arranged by subject.
Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased by Special Collections and University Archives in 2019.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the S. Maria Elliot by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the S. Maria Elliot Family Collection was completed in October 2022.
- S. Maria Elliot Family Collection
- In Progress
- Miranda Christy, graduate assistant
- 2022 (CC0 1.0)
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