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COLLECTION Identifier: SC 38

Papers of Suzanne Wunder, 1936-1941


Correspondence, clippings, etc., of Suzanne Amelie Wunder, Radcliffe College Class of 1913.


  • 1936-1941

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Suzanne Wunder 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.


.21 linear feet (1/2 file box)

The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings and Suzanne Wunder's articles on Nadia Boulanger; newspaper clippings on World War II and her articles written for newspapers on various war subjects; and the first chapter of her autobiography (not completed).


Suzanne Wunder was born in Boston of a naturalized Viennese Catholic father and a British-Canadian Protestant mother. She studied English, Economics and French at Radcliffe. After employment in various personnel and administrative positions, Wunder became Publicity Director for Radcliffe College 1937-1938. After that she was a free lance writer for the Education page of the Sunday, New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, and for Forecast and Independent Woman magazines. At the time of her death Wunder was in Paris working with the American Christian Committee for Refugees, Inc. She was engaged in launching a vocational rehabilitation project among the refugees in France.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: R75-1

The papers of Suzanne Wunder were given to Georgiana (Ames) Hinckley, Librarian of the Radcliffe College Library, in 1949 by Ruth True.

Processing Information

Processed: June, 1980

By: Isabelle Bland Dry '35

Wunder, Suzanne, 1889-1946. Papers of Suzanne Wunder, 1936-1941: 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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