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COLLECTION Identifier: A/M1529

Baby book of Grace Lathrop Mack, 1915-1958


Collection consists of a baby book (Baby's Life, published by Barse and Hopkins, 1913) detailing Grace Lathrop Mack's birth and early years. Also includes photographs, family tree, grade cards, etc.


  • 1915-1958

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Originals closed; use digital images.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Grace Lathrop Mack, as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.

Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.


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Collection consists of a baby book (Baby's Life, published by Barse and Hopkins, 1913) which includes handwritten entries detailing Mack's birth, her many firsts including laugh, word, and steps at eleven months old. Also included is a family tree containing the names of her maternal and paternal great-grandparents, and photographs documenting Mack's childhood and family. Collection also contains Mack's report cards for third through seventh grade, and a clipping announcing her high school membership of the National Honor Society.


Grace Lathrop Mack, the daughter of Roberta S. Mack and Joseph Lathrop Mack, was born in Rockmart, Georgia on January 19, 1915. She attended elementary and junior high school in Michigan City, Indiana. She married Herbert Fischer in Chicago, Illinois on January 29, 1949. Mack died in 1999.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 2016-M110

The collection was given to the Schlesinger Library by Louis Krupp in 2016.

Processing Information

Processed: May 2016

By: Anne Engelhart.

Updated and additional description added: July 2020

By: Amber L. Moore.

The Schlesinger Library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.  Finding aids may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Language of description
Processing of this collection was made possible by Patricia M. King/Schlesinger Library Director's Fund.

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

The preeminent research library on the history of women in the United States, the Schlesinger Library documents women's lives from the past and present for the future. In addition to its traditional strengths in the history of feminisms, women’s health, and women’s activism, the Schlesinger collections document the intersectional workings of race and ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class in American history.

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