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COLLECTION Identifier: A-130

Papers of Mary Adams Abbott, 1920-1925


Travel journals and letters of Mary Adams Abbott and her daughter, Mary Ogden Abbott, describing their trip around the world.


  • 1920-1925

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Mary Adams Abbott 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.


.42 linear feet (1 file box)
Journals and letters (typescripts) in three volumes of the unusual trip made around the world in the 1920s by Mary Adams Abbott and her daughter, Mary Ogden Abbott. Also, "Shikar in Baltistan," Appalachia, December 1958, by Mary Ogden Abbott, describing their hunting expedition in Baltistan in 1923, and "Improbable Interlude," Appalachia 1957, June.

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession numbers: 477, 533

Gift of Miss Mary Ogden Abbott, Sudbury Road., Concord, Massachusetts. Received September 1962, January 1963.
Abbott, Mary Adams, 1867-1933. Papers of Mary Adams Abbott, 1920-1925: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women

Repository Details

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