Lucy Wheelock

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Lucy Wheelock (February 1, 1857 – October 1, 1946) was an American educator and founder of Wheelock College in Boston, Massachusetts.


"Report of the Committee of Nineteen." Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the International Kindergarten Union, April, 1907, New York City. Cleveland, Ohio: Electric Printing Co., 1907

Lucy Wheelock, Talks to Mothers (1920).

Lucy Wheelock, ed. Pioneers of the Kindergarten in America (1923).


  • Catherine C. DuCharme. "Lucy Wheelock: Her Life and Work" Childhood Education 76 no. 3, 164-9. Spring 2000.
  • Abigail Adams Eliot, "Lucy Wheelock." In Edward T. James, ed., Notable American Women 1607-1950 (Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1971).
  • Durward Howes, ed. American Women: The Official Who's Who Among the Women of the Nation, 1935-36. Los Angeles: Richard Black Publishing Co., 1935, p. 585.
  • Albert Nelson Marquis, ed. Who's Who in New England, 2nd ed. Chicago: AN Marquis & Co., 1916, p. 1139.
  • Wheelock College Library – Milestones: A Timeline of Wheelock College
  • Biography of Lucy Wheelock


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