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COLLECTION Identifier: A-156

Papers of Elinore Morehouse Herrick, 1931-1964


Correspondence, manuscripts, notes for speeches, etc., of Elinore Morehouse Herrick, director of the National Labor Relations Board for the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut region, and personnel director and editorial staff member for the New York Herald Tribune.


  • Creation: 1931-1964

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Elinore Morehouse Herrick 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.


7.75 linear feet ((13 file boxes, 1 folio box, 1 folio+ box) plus 3 folio+ photograph folders)

This collection consists primarily of the professional correspondence and papers of Elinore Morehouse Herrick for the years 1934-1942 during which she was Regional Director of the National Labor Relations Board in the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut area, and for the years 1942-1945 during which she was Director of Personnel and Labor Relations for Todd Shipyards, Corp.; and her speeches, articles, book reviews, and editorials.


In 1945, Elinore Morehouse Herrick became Director of Personnel and a member of the editorial staff of the New York Herald Tribune; she also handled several labor contract negotiations.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 645

Gift of Mrs. Elinore Morehouse Herrick, Orford, New Hampshire. Received October 1963.


  1. Box 1: 1-11.
  2. Box 2: 12-25
  3. Box 3: 26-52
  4. Box 4: 53-69
  5. Box 5: 70-86
  6. Box 6: 87-113
  7. Box 7: 114-123
  8. Box 8: 124-131
  9. Box 9: 132-141
  10. Box 10: 142-157
  11. Box 11: 158-169
  12. Box 12: 170-176
  13. Box 13: 177-196
  14. Folio Box 14: 1v-2v, 4v
  15. Folio+ Box 15: 5v-6v
Herrick, Elinore Morehouse, 1895-1964. Papers of Elinore Morehouse Herrick, 1931-1964: 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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