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Eight (8) Printed Examinations for New Teachers in Vermont, 1873-1877

Washington, Lamoille, and Orange Counties, Vermont: 1873-1877. A collection of eight (8) printed written examinations given to new teachers in Vermont between 1873 and 1877, testing their knowledge in core subjects such as arithmetic, geography, grammar, and American history. Interesting from a modern point of view, to see what has (or has not) remained expected of public school teachers in the United States. Each examination begins with a list of rules (e.g. no textbook use allowed). Also included is a printed prospectus for the State Normal School in Randolph, Vermont, pitching the school to prospective teachers as a desirable place to work.

The items include:

Written Examination of Common School Teachers; Saturday, November 30, 1872. Washington County, Vermont. Printed bifolium (8.25" by 3.75").

Written Examination of Common School Teachers; Saturday, November 22, 1873. Washington County, Vermont. Printed bifolium (8" by 3.75"). [together with a duplicate]

Written Examination of Common School Teachers; Saturday, May 2, 1874. Washington County, Vermont. Printed tri-fold pamphlet (5" by 3").

Written Examination of Common School Teachers; Saturday, May 1, 1875. Washington County, Vermont. Printed tri-fold pamphlet (5.25" by 3").

Written Examination of Common School Teachers; Saturday, April 29, 1876. Washington County, Vermont. Printed tri-fold pamphlet (5.25" by 2.75").

Written Examination of Common School Teachers; Saturday, April 28, 1877. Washington County, Vermont. Printed tri-fold pamphlet (5.5" by 2.75").

Written Examination of Common School Teachers; Saturday, May 2, 1877. Orange County, Vermont. Printed bifolium (7" by 4.25").

Written Examination of Common School Teachers; Saturday, November 17, 1877. Lamoille County, Vermont. Printed bifolium (7" by 4.25").

State Normal School at Randolph, Vermont. Randolph, 1885. Printed bifolium advertising the school to prospective teachers. Measures 5.75" by 3.75", illustrated. Very good. Some toning, short tears, unobtrusive pencil or pen trials.

Price: $200.00

Item #26001639

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