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COLLECTION Identifier: SC 16

Papers of Rhoda Marjorie Crowell, 1918-2005


Correspondence, stories, poems, articles, song scores, recipes, and thesis notes of Rhoda Marjorie Crowell, Radcliffe College Class of 1942.


  • 1918-2005

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Rhoda Marjorie Crowell 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.


1.25 linear feet (2 file boxes, 2 half file boxes)

The collection includes correspondence, the drafts of stories, poems, and articles; song scores and thesis notes. The papers indicate her varied interests: poetry, short story writing, psychiatry and astronomy.


Rhoda Marjorie Crowell was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1920. Rhoda Marjorie Crowell graduated from Radcliffe College in 1942 and received an Ed.M from Tufts University in 1953. She taught in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. She was President of the Professional Woman's Club of Boston in 1975.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession numbers: R75-9, R75-22, R94-25, R2001-18, R2005-13, 2008-M130

The papers were deposited by Rhoda Crowell in between April 1975 and August 2008.


  1. Box 1: 1-17
  2. Box 2: 18-20
  3. Box 3: 21-28
  4. Box 4: 29-34

Processing Information

Processed: September 1979

By: Bert Hartry, and Jane S. Knowles

Reprocessed: August 2008

By: Johanna Carll

Crowell, Rhoda Marjorie, 1920- . Papers of Rhoda Marjorie Crowell, 1918-2005: A Finding Aid
Radcliffe College Archives, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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Repository Details

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