University of Arizona

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Portrait of a Teacher; Mary Elizabeth Post and Something of the Times in Which she Lived

Cover of "Portrait of a Teacher", 1938

Mary Elizabeth Post (1841-1934) was an amateur historian, teacher and pioneer of education in Arizona. Originally from New York, Post moved to Yuma, AZ in 1872 and opened the third official school in the state.

The collection contains a bound typescript biography of Mary Elizabeth Post.