Ella M. Bailey Babson (1867 – 1946) was an elementary and junior high school teacher in Hadley, Rockport and Whately, Massachusetts. She was a graduate of the Westfield Normal School. The collection consists primarily of class notes, assignments, transcripts, and correspondence related to professional development courses Babson took at the Harvard University Summer School and the Massachusetts Department of Education’s Division of University Extension. Her compositions describe classroom instructional practices and strategies. The collection also includes photographs of Babson.
- 1926 - 1946
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Collection is available for research. Access to these materials is governed by the rules and rgulations of the Gutman Library's Special Collections Department.
The donor (granddaughter of Ella Bailey Babson) has transferred any copyright held in these papers to the President and Fellows of Harvard College.
Extent.4 linear feet (2 boxes)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Frances Burford, 2009 July 29; 2010 August 18
Processed by Amy Frame, February 2010. Additional processing (divided into series; expanded into two boxes) by Catherine Torrisi, November 2017. Transcribed into HOLLIS for Archival Discovery by Lindsay Skay Whitacre, March 2020.
- Ella M. Bailey Babson Papers, 1926-1946
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- February 25, 2010 Updated: September 1, 2010 Updated: November 16, 2017
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