Archival Finding Aids

Dates

1880-1915

Collection Number

MSS-2008-10-01

Abstract

Kate Douglas Wiggin was one of the founders of the California Kindergarten Training School in San Francisco and an author of several children’s books including the well-known Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1903). The Kate Douglas Wiggin Collection consists of sample books of crafts for children that illustrate educational theory and method as taught by Ms. Wiggin and in the San Jose Normal School kindergarten teacher training program. The collection also includes a photograph of Ms. Wiggin that she presented to the San Jose Normal School kindergarten training class of 1915.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Kindergarten--History
Kindergarten teachers--Training of
San Jose State Normal School
Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, 1856-1923

Document Type

Finding Aid

Upload Date

2008

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