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COLLECTION Identifier: A-16

Papers of Helen Clarkson Miller Davis, 1902-1954

Overview

Correspondence, autobiographical sketch, speeches, etc., of Helen Clarkson Miller Davis, author and headmistress of the Spence School in New York City.

Dates

  • 1902-1954

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Helen Clarkson Miller Davis 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.

Extent

.63 linear feet (1 + 1/2 file boxes)
Autobiographical sketch and other biographical material, correspondence, articles and speeches of Helen Clarkson Miller Davis (Mrs. Harvey N. Miller), Headmistress of Spence School, New York, 1928-1932, author of "Aspects of Religious Liberty in the Near East" and "Constitutions, Electoral Laws and Treaties of States in the Near and Middle East."

Main interest lies in her work with the YMCA, YWCA, Spence School, Peace, world friendship, league of Nations, and especially the correspondence re research etc. pertaining to the publication of her books.

BIOGRAPHY

Helen Clarkson Miller Davis (Mrs. Harvey N.), an author, was headmistress of the Spence School in New York City (1928-1932). She wrote "Aspects of Religious Liberty in the Near East" and "Constitutions, Electoral Laws and Treaties of States in the Near and Middle East."

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession numbers: 55-47, 55-59, 55-81

Received 1955.

CONTAINER LIST

  1. Box 1: 1-8
  2. Box 2: 9-22
Title
Davis, Helen Clarkson Miller, 1879-1968. Papers of Helen Clarkson Miller Davis, 1902-1954: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch00541

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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