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COLLECTION Identifier: A-8

Papers of Mary Elizabeth Lamont Beaton, ca. 1934


Manuscript of poems by Mary Elizabeth Lamont Beaton, a music teacher, dramatic coach, and painter.


  • Creation: 1934

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 Elizabeth Lamont Beaton 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.


.21 linear feet (1/2 file box)

Collection consists of poems written and assembled to be submitted for daily publication by a syndicate of newspapers or broadcast for a year.


Beaton was a music teacher, dramatic coach, and painter before devoting herself to writing. She was a member of the Catholic Poetry Society of America; her work was published in various Boston newspapers, the Philadelphia Bulletin, and the Australian News. She married a physician, Dr. Archibald Beaton; they had three children.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 48-22

Received November 15, 1948. Gift of Alice E. Aldrich, 15 Magnolia Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Beaton, Mary Elizabeth Lamont, 1879-1935. Papers of Mary Elizabeth Lamont Beaton, ca. 1934: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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Repository Details

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