Papers of Harriet Louise Hardy, 1935-1999
Journals, biographical papers, correspondence, etc., of Harriet Louise Hardy, physician and specialist in occupational medicine.
Access. Unrestricted, except for #42 which is closed until January 1, 2026, and #39-41 which are closed until January 1, 2036.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Harriet Louise Hardy 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.
Extent1 linear feet ((1 file box, 3 half file boxes) plus 5 folders of photographs, 2 folio folders, 1 folio+ folder)
These addenda contain biographical information; certificates and awards; unpublished papers and reports; correspondence about medical issues, honors, personal life, her patients, etc.; photographs; and other material related to Hardy's professional career. A number of correspondence files from her colleague John Stoeckle center around commissioning a portrait of Hardy as part of the 200th anniversary of the Harvard Medical School in 1982 and the publication of a new edition of Alice Hamilton's and Harriet Hardy's Industrial Toxicology in 1998.
Additional material received between 1996 and 2006 (accession numbers 96-M155, 97-M35, 97-M138, 98-M171, 99-M81, 2001-M24, 2001-M93, 2001-M189, 2002-M1, 2002-M26, 2002-M36, 2006-M29) consist mostly of correspondence with her colleague John D. Stoeckle and were added to the collection in March 2016. These materials are housed in # 22-42. All other files remain in the same order. Folders are listed in intellectual, not numerical, order.
See also Harriet Louise Hardy papers, 1910-1984 (MC 387).
See finding aid for Harriet Louise Hardy Papers, (MC 387).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession numbers: 89-M217, 90-M12, 92-M97, 93-M181, 94-M32, 94-M124, 94-M149, 96-M155, 97-M35, 97-M138, 98-M171, 99-M81, 2001-M24, 2001-M93, 2001-M189, 2002-M1, 2002-M26, 2002-M36, 2006-M29
These addenda to the papers of Harriet Louise Hardy were given to the Schlesinger Library between December 1989 and February 2006 by Harriet Hardy,Kathryn K. Smith, John D. Stoeckle, and the Environmental Medical Service at Massachusetts Institute for Technology. Accession numbers 96-M155, 97-M35, 97-M138, 98-M171, 99-M81, 2001-M24, 2001-M93, 2001-M189, 2002-M1, 2002-M26, 2002-M36, 2006-M29 were added in March 2016.
There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see the Harriet Louise Hardy papers, 1910-1984 (MC 387).
The following item has been removed from the collection and added to OH-3 as duplicate copy, April 1995:
- Oral history interview transcript of Hardy for Oral History Project on Women in Medicine, 1977
The following item has been removed from the collection and shelved in the office of the Associate Curator of Manuscripts in Schlesinger Library, April 1995:
- Exploring the Dangerous Trades, by Alice Hamilton
The following item has been removed from the collection and transferred to the Schlesinger Library book division:
- Toxicity of Beryllium Compounds
The following items have been removed from the collection :
- Edward R. Browning Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution to Human Welfare/Prevention of Disease, Dr. Harriet Louise Hardy-1974: 3" medallion mounted on black marble base (paperweight)
- 2 slides of diseased lungs
- Box 1: 1-2, 5, 12-17, 19-21
- Box 2: 22-34
- Box 3: 35-38
- Box 4: 39-42
Processed: April 1995
By: Katherine Gray Kraft
Updated and additional materials added: March 2016
By: Anne Engelhart
- Hardy, Harriet Louise, 1906-1993. Papers of Harriet Louise Hardy, 1935-1999: A Finding Aid
- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
- Language of description
- The addenda were processed with funds provided by Clara G. Schiffer.
- EAD ID
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