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Papers of the American Women's Collection at Connecticut College

 Collection
Identifier: MS-055

Content Description

Papers of the American Women's Collection which began at Connecticut College in the early 1940s, under the direction of librarian, Hazel Johnson, and professor of history, Chester Destler, with the support of the President of Connecticut College, Dorothy Schaffter. The collection consists of correspondence and other organizational papers generated as the library began collecting the papers of notable American women in history. Also included in the collection are publications (5) from the General Federation of Women's Clubs dating 1922-1928.

Dates

  • 1940 - 1980

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright of these materials is owned by Connecticut College.

Extent

2 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in two (2) series. Series I consists of correspondence and outreach generated during the initial formation of the collection. Series II consists of small accessions aquired by Connecticut College of notable American women.

Condition Description

Good
Title
Papers of the American Women's Collection at Connecticut College
Author
Jenifer Ishee
Date
2020/12/15
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Ave
New London CT 06320 United States
860-439-2686