Schools and Education

Higher Education in Worcester

  • Assumption College
  • Becker College
  • Clark University
  • College of the Holy Cross
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Worcester State University

Finding Aids

Online Resources


  • — (1978). Through the Years, 1901-1978: South High School, Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester, Mass.: The Schools.
  • Cahill, Ann J. (1993). Women on the Hill: Alumnae Reflect on Twenty Years at Holy Cross, 1972-1992. Worcester, Mass.: College of the Holy Cross.
  • Chenoweth, C. Van D. (1899). The School History of Worcester. Worcester, Mass.: Wood.
  • Koelsch, William A. (1987). Clark University, 1887-1987: A Narrative History. Worcester: Clark University Press.
  • Kuzniewski, Anthony J. (1999). Thy Honored Name: A History of the College of the Holy Cross, 1843-1994. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press.
  • McGraw, Robert, Robert Leestamper, and Herb Taylor (1974). The First 100 Years: Worcester State College. Worcester, Mass.: WSC Office of Community Services.
  • Meagher, Walter J. and William J. Grattan (1966). The Spires of Fenwick: A History of the College of the Holy Cross, 1843-1963. New York: Vantage Press.
  • Moynihan, Kenneth J. (2004). Assumption College: A Centennial History 1904-2004. Worcester, Mass.: Assumption College.
  • Roe, Alfred S. (1892). Worcester Classical and English High School: A Record of Forty-Seven Years. Worcester, Mass.: Publihsed by the author.
  • Traina, Richard P. (2005). Changing the World: Clark University’s Pioneering People, 1887-2000. Worcester, Mass.: Chandler House Press.
  • Waite, Frederick Clayton (1932). The First Sectarian Medical School in New England: At Worcester (1846-1859) and its Relation to Thomsonianism. Boston, Mass.: Massachusetts Medical Society.
  • Ward, George O. (1917). The First Four Principals of Worcester Academy: A Series of Biographical Sketches. Worcester, Mass.: Davis Pr.
  • Ward, George O. (1916). Worcester Academy Under the Quest of the Antiquarian: A Study into the Locations and Early History of Worcester Academy. Worcester, Mass.: [s.n.].
  • Wright, Martha Elizabeth Burt and Anna M. Bancroft (1905). History of the Oread Collegiate Institute, Worcester, Mass. (1849-1911), with Biographical Sketches. New Haven: Tuttle, Morehouse & Tyler.

2 thoughts on “Schools and Education

  1. I just came across some old glass slides and they say Charles F Adams, State Normal School, Worcester Mass on the side. I’m curious if this was the name of the school or are this slides from Adams? They are slides of Castle Rock in Green River Wyoming.

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