Martha Powell

Full name

Martha Powell

Presence at Shimer



Seminary period alum

Martha Powell was a student at Shimer College in the Seminary period, graduating in 1875. Early issues of the Frances Shimer Quarterly give her residence as Sutherland, Iowa.


  • in Frances Shimer Quarterly 1:1, p. 26:
    Miss Martha Powell, of Sutherland, Ia., '75, was one of earliest to request that the magazine should be published and to hope that it may have a large circulation. Miss Powell's health is not good, but her interest in good things is abundant.



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