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COLLECTION Identifier: SC 36

Papers of Annie Winsor Allen, 1920-1958


Scrapbooks, memorabilia, doctoral thesis, etc., of Annie Winsor Allen, Radcliffe College Class of 1924.


  • Creation: 1920-1958


Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Annie Winsor Allen 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.


.42 linear feet (1 file box)

The collection consists of a scrapbook, 1920-1927, of college memorabilia, bluebooks and Annie Winsor Allen's doctoral thesis.


Annie Winsor Allen '24, AM '30, received her doctorate from the University of Paris, Sorbonne, in 1958. Allen, educator and administrator, was Headmistress of Girls Latin, Chicago, Dean of Fisk University, Nashville, and Chairman of Humanities at Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina, She was awarded the Institute of International Education Fellowship to France and the Alice M. Longfellow Traveling Fellowship (from Radcliffe) for study in France in 1934.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession numbers: R76-13, R77-11

This collection was given by Annie Winsor Allen to the Radcliffe Archives in December, 1976 and August 1977 together with the papers of Annie Ware Winsor Allen, Annie Winsor Allen's mother.

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library. See Annie Ware Winsor Allen Papers, 1818-1979 (MC 322) and Annie Ware Winsor Allen Papers, 1884-1950 (SC 35).

Processing Information

Processed: April, 1980

By: Isabelle Bland Dry '35

Genre / Form

Allen, Annie Winsor, 1902-1993. Papers of Annie Winsor Allen, 1920-1958: A Finding Aid
Radcliffe College Archives, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Language of description

Repository Details

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