picture of the Vermont school journal and family visitor

Vermont school journal and family visitor. v. 2, no. 3 (June, 1860).




The Barnard Collection of school textbooks, primarily American, comprises ca. 7,000 volumes, from the 18th century to around 1880. Included are a large number of New England primers and some non-textbook materials, such as Peter Parley books.

Other education materials from Henry Barnard's library on the history and theory of education and methods and practice of teaching include:

19th-century American monographs, proceedings, speeches, and reports

19th-century educational periodicals including American Journal of Education and Common School Journal

numerous papers of the educator Henry Barnard (in manuscript collection--see online finding aid).