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McCormick Education Notes, c.1942 MS 1647
McCormick Education Notes, c.1942
Maryland Historical Society
Baltimore MD 21201-4674
See also MS 560
McCormick, Rev. Leo Joseph
Scope and Content
The McCormick Education Notes represent Rev. Leo J. McCormick's dissertation research on the history of church-state relations in Maryland education. The collection consists of three sections devised by McCormick: private secondary schools, general public and private secondary school information, and colleges and universities. Much of the information provided by the notes was not published in Church-State Relationships in in MHS Library MLC 112.M13 Education in Maryland, McCormick's adaptation of his dissertation.
The first section contains individual groupings of notes concerning individual private institutions. Each grouping follows a chronological arrangement according to an arbitrary date assigned by McCormick. Entries detail information regarding school buildings, incorporations, trustees, report publications, teachers, notable events, and general history. The notes are extracted from printed sources such as Scharf's histories, Laws of Maryland, annual school reports, and newspapers. For those schools noted, see listing.
The section dealing with general public and private school information lacks the definition and precision of the first section. The material itself deals with broad concepts, issues, and events pertaining to Maryland education in the nineteenth century, especially legislative activity. There is no breakdown by institution; items instead follow a rough chronological arrangement. There are three overlapping chronological series ranging from 1797 to 1909 relating to public schools, one of which deals extensively with the Kerney School Bill, 1852-1853. A brief chronological series, 1776-1900, deals with private schools.
Maryland colleges and universities are the subject of the final section. The material is similar to the first section both in information provided and in method of arrangement. Dates spanned are from 1784 to 1920. This section is less extensive than are the other two, but several institutions are covered in significant detail. For colleges and universities noted, see listing.
West Nottingham Academy, Cecil County
Lower Marlboro Academy, Calvert Co.
Charlotte Hall School, (no location given)
Frederick Academy, Frederick Co.
Washinton Academy, Somerset Co.
Baltimore Academy, Baltimore City
Hillsboro School, Caroline Co.
Female Humane Association, (no location given)
Allegany Academy, Allegany County
Eastern Academy, Talbot Co.
Jefferson Academy, Washington, Co.
Centerville Academy, Queen Annes Co.
Rockville Academy, Montgomery Co.
Samuel Knox School (no locat. St. Peters (PE) School [UNK]
Methodist Episcopal Free School, Baltimore, City
Baltimore Female Academy, [Baltimore City]?
Middletown Academy, Frederick Co.
Hagerstown Academy, Washington Co.
Bel Air Academy (later Maryland College), Harford Co.
Humane Impartial Society (no location given)
Cambridge Academy, Dorchester Co.
Broadville Academy, Montgomery Co.
Hagerstown Charity School (also Hagerstown Female Society for the Instruction of the Poor), Washington Co.
Baltimore Carpenters School, Baltimore City
Elkton Academy, Queen Annes Co.
Roman Catholic Free School, Baltimore City
Quaker School (also Friends School), Montgomery Co.
Garrison Forest Academy, Baltimore City
New Market Academy, Dorchester Co.
St. Mary's Orphaline Female School, Baltimore City
Schiebs School, [Baltimore City]?
Franklin Academy, Baltimore Co.
St. James Academy, Baltimore County
St. James Benevolent School, Frederick Co.
Fell's Point Wesleyan School, (no location given)
New Windsor [Academy], Carroll Co.
Baltimore Female Orphan Asylum - (no location given)
Denton Academy, Caroline Co.
Millington Academy, Kent Co.
Pikesville Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy, [Balto. Co]?
Manchester Academy, Carroll Co.
Abingdon Academy, Harford Co.
Cambridge Female Academy, Dorchester Co.
Oliver Hiberman Free School, [Baltimore City]
Wentworth Academy, Baltimore City
Washington Academy, Washington Co.
Hannah More Academy, (no location given)
Govanstown Academy, Baltimore Co.
Shrewsbury Academy, Kent Co.
Livingston Academy, Baltimore Co.
Bladensburg Academy, Prince George's Co.
Wetihquin Academy, Somerset Co.
Little Creek Academy, Harford Co.
St. Paul's Chapel Free School, Charles Co.
Darlington Academy, Harford Co.
Havre de Grace Academy, Harford Co.
Clear Spring Academy, Washington Co.
Battle Creek Academy, Calvert Co.
Berlin Academy, Worchester Co.
Leonardtown Academy, St. Mary's Co.
Upper Marlboro Academy, Prince George's Co.
Newtown Academy, Worchester Co.
Rockville Female Academy, Montgomery Co.
Buckingham Academy, Worchester Co.
All Saints Female Benevolent School, Frederick Co.
Deer Park Academy, Baltimore Co.
Springfield Academy, Carroll Co.
Carroll Academy, Carroll Co.
Union Academy, Baltimore Co.
Hereford Academy, Baltimore Co.
Baltimore Academy of Fine Arts, Baltimore City
Union Academy, Queen Annes Co.
High School of Baltimore, Baltimore City
Westminster Academy, Carroll Co.
St. Michael's Classical and Mathematics Academy, Talbot Co.
Deer Creek Academy, (no location given)
Friendship Academy, Ann Arundel Co.
Potatoe Neck Academy, Somerset Co.
St. Mary's Female Seminary, St. Mary's Co.
Frostburg Academy, Allegany Co.
Christ Church Asylum for Female Children, Baltimore City
Infant School Society, (no location given)
House of Good Shepard, (no location given)
Mutual Instruction Society, (no location given)
Westminster Free School, Frederick Co.
Boys School of St. Paul's Parish, Baltimore City
St. Timothy's Hall Church Military School, Balto. County
Walan's Orphan Home, (no location)
Maryland Military Academy, Talbot Co.
Lutherville Female Seminary [Balto. Co]
St. Anthony's Orphan Asylum, (no location given)
St. Vincent's Infant Asylum, (no location given)
Shirley Female Seminary, Frederick Co.
Hampden Hall (no location given)
Montgomery County High School, Montgomery Co.
Chester Female Seminary, Kent Co.
Oak Grove Female Seminary, Prince George's Co.
Almonick Female Seminary, Prince George's Co.
St. Mary's Seminary for Girls, Charles Co.
Clifton Female Seminary, (no location given)
Dr. Nelson's Select School (no location given)
Friends Elementary High School, Baltimore City
Andrew Small Academy, (no location given)
Stuart Hall, Baltimore City
Maryland School for the Blind, Frederick Co.
Frederick Academy of Visitation, Frederick Co.
St. Mary's Orphan Asylum, (no location given)
St. Edward's Academy, Allegany Co.
St. Mary's Industrial School, (no location given)
German Catholic School, Allegany Co.
Lippincott's Institution, (no location given)
[So and]? Female Seminaries, (no location given)
St. Martin's Catholic Male School, Baltimore City
Young Ladies Academy of the Visitation, (no location given)
St. Paul's School, [Baltimore City]?
Trinity (Ref. Lutheran), [Baltimore City]?
24th St. Methodist Episcopal School, Baltimore City
Academy of Our Lady, Baltimore City
Our Savior (Evangelical Lutheran) School, [Baltimore City]
German United (Evangelical) School, Baltimore City
Zion (Evangelical [UNK] School, Baltimore City
All Saints P.E. School, Baltimore City
St. Mary's P.E. School, Baltimore City
Ascension School for Young Ladies, Baltimore City
McDonough Institute (also McDonough Charity School) Charles Co.
Greensboro School, Harford Co.
Mount St. Agnes Seminary for Boys, Baltimore City
Public Schools - General Information, 1797-1884
Private Schools - General Information, 1776-1900
Public Schools - Kerney Bill, 1852-53
COLLEGES and UNIVERSITIES
Washington College, Kent Co.
Baltimore College, Baltimore City
Mt. Hope Literary and Scientific Institute, Baltimore City
Franklin College, Baltimore Co.
Mount Hope College, Baltimore City
Baltimore Collegiate Institute, Baltimore City
Blue Ridge College (also New Windsor College) Carroll Co.
Baltimore Female College, Baltimore City
Loyola College, Baltimore City
Maryland Agricultural College, Prince George's Co.
Mt. Washington Female College, [Baltimore Co.]?
Rock Holl College, Baltimore Co]?
Irving College, Carroll Co.
Maryland Conference College (Western Maryland College) Carroll Co.
University of Maryland - Baltimore, Baltimore City
Aia College, Baltimore Co.
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore City
Washington University of Baltimore, Baltimore City
Baltimore City College, Baltimore City
Baltimore University, Baltimore City
Westminster Theological Seminary, Carroll Co.
Mt. St. Agnes College for Young Women [Baltimore Co.]?
Goucher College, Baltimore City
Baltimore University School of Medicine, Baltimore City
Women's College of Frederick, Md. (also Hood College), Frederick Co.
University of Maryland, College Park, Prince George's Co.
[Colleges - General Information]