Records of the Age Center of New England Archives Committee, 1956-1964
Interviews conducted by the Archives Committee of the Age Center of New England, an organization that studied aging.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
Access. Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the records created by the Age Center of New England Archives Committee as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Records may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Extent.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
The papers of the Archives Committee consist of reminiscences and notes on various aspects of the childhood and youth (through the 1890s) of some 35 individuals who have retired, told in their own words.
Established in 1955, the Age Center of New England is a research project which by interviews and questionnaires with those who have retired, aims to help people prepare for retirement.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession numbers: 203, 313, 459, 622, 776, 925
Gift of Age Center of New England - Archives Committee, Hotel Vendome: 160 Commonwealth Ave., Boston 16, Massachusetts.
- Children--United States
- Massachusetts--Social life and customs
- New York (N.Y.)--Social life and customs
- Older people--Interviews
- Older women--Interviews
- United States--Social life and customs--1865-1918--Humor
- United States--Social life and customs--20th century--Anecdotes
- United States--Social life and customs--20th century--Humor
- Youth--United States
- Age Center of New England. Archives Committee. Records of the Age Center of New England Archives Committee, 1956-1964: A Finding Aid
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