Catherine Esther Beecher

(1800-1878 / East Hampton, New York)

Biography of Catherine Esther Beecher

Catherine Esther Beecher poet

Catharine Esther Beecher (September 6, 1800 – May 12, 1878) was an American educator known for her forthright opinions on female education as well as her vehement support of the many benefits of the incorporation of kindergarten into children's education.

Catherine Esther Beecher's Works:

1829: Suggestions Respecting Improvements in Education
1830: Letters on the Difficulties of Religion (Hartford)
1837: An Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism with reference to the Duty of American Females
1838: The Moral Instructor for Schools and Families: Containing Lessons on the Duties of life (Cincinnati)
1842: A Treatise on Domestic Economy for the Use of Young Ladies at Home and at School (Boston)
1844: Memoirs of her brother, George Beecher
1845: The Duty of American Women to Their Country
1846: Miss Beecher’s Domestic Receipt Book
1846: The Evils Suffered by American Women and Children: the Causes and Remedy
1850: Truth Stranger than Fiction (Boston)
1851: True Remedy for the Wrongs of Women, with a History of an Enterprise having that for its Object (Boston)
1855: Letters to the People on Health and Happiness (New York)
1856: Physiology and Calisthenics for Schools and Families
1857: Common Sense applied to Religion, a book containing many striking departures from the Calvinistic theology
1860: An Appeal to the People, as the Authorized Interpreters of the Bible
1864: Religious Training of Children in the School, the Family, and the Church
1869: The American Woman's Home (with Harriet Beecher Stowe)
1870: Principles of Domestic Science as applied to the Duties and Pleasures of Home
1871: Woman's Profession as Mother and Educator, with Views in Opposition to Woman Suffrage (Philadelphia)
1873: Housekeeper and Healthkeeper (New York)
1874: Educational reminiscences and suggestions

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