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COLLECTION Identifier: 77-M65--81-M209

Papers of Julia Coolidge Deane, 1919-1962


Correspondence, photographs, and financial accounts of Julia Coolidge Deane, who served with the American YMCA after World War I in England and Scotland.


  • 1919-1962

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Julia Coolidge Deane is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. 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.


.83 linear feet (2 boxes)

Correspondence from Deane while in England, Scotland, and China. Also included are typed transcriptions of the correspondence, photographs, and financial accounts from the 1930s-1960s. The collection originally contained 42 account books of which the archivist has retained 11 as samples, including a volume labeled "Marion House," which contains inventories of expenses for the Deane's summer house in Marion.


Julia Coolidge Deane served with the American YMCA in England and Scotland, April-December, 1919, and was in China, 1921-1923, with her husband, Frederick Deane.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 77-M65, 81-M209


  1. Box 1: 1-12
  2. Box 2: 13v-25v

Processing Information

Preliminary inventory: January 1980

By: Jane S. Knowles

Deane, Julia Coolidge. Papers of Julia Coolidge Deane, 1919-1962: 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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