Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Wheaton College

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WHEATON COLLEGE, an institution for the higher education of women, established in Norton, Mass., in 1834, as the Newton Female Seminary. In 1912 it assumed the name and rank of a college. The productive funds amount to about $1,000,000. There were in 1919 30 instructors and 200 students. President, Samuel V. Cole, D. D.