Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Wheaton College
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.