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COLLECTION Identifier: SC 43

Scrapbook of Bertha Drew Hartzell, 1893-1899

Overview

Scrapbook of Bertha Drew Hartzell, Radcliffe College Class of 1898.

Dates

  • 1893-1899

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Bertha Drew Hartzell 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.

Extent

.42 linear feet (1 file box)
The scrapbook contains cards, invitations, examinations, notices of meetings, clippings, poems and songs.

BIOGRAPHY

Bertha Vincent Drew was born and raised in Newton, Massachusetts. She graduated cum laude from Radcliffe in 1898, having served as Class President and been active in musical groups. Following her graduation she went to Germany, where she studied music and the German language. On her return she undertook graduate study in German at Radcliffe (1900-1901). After a year of teaching at Brookline High School she married Rev. Morton Hartzell, whom she had met in Europe. After his death she obtained a degree in Library Science from Simmons College (1918). She served as librarian at Simmons and at the Dana Hall School before becoming supervisor of training at the Boston Public Library, where she remained until her retirement in 1946. In her leisure she was active in church, music, and library organizations. She died in 1950.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: R75-36

Scrapbook of Bertha Drew Hartzell given to the Library by her in June, 1949.

Partial index of subjects in volume 1

  1. Athletic Association, dance, 1895, 60.
  2. Basketball, notices of games, 60, 61, 105, 106.
  3. Cercle Francais, Le, notice of meeting, 80.
  4. Christian Association, Radcliffe, notice of meeting, 104.
  5. Class of 1898, notices of meetings, 18, 56, 59, 104.
  6. Classical Club, notices of meetings, 26, 80, 113.
  7. Deutsche Verein, Der, notices of meetings, 26, 80, 130.
  8. Emmanuel Club, "The Awakening of Doris", program, 1895, 77.
  9. Emmanuel Club, "A Lover in Duplicate", program, 1896, 77.
  10. Emmanuel Scholarship Fund, "Mother Goose Dramatized", program, 1895, 21.
  11. Emmanuel Scholarship Fund, "Scenes from Cranford", program, 1897, 111.
  12. English Club, notices of meetings, 80, 113.
  13. Examinations: English, 1894, 8; 1895, 39; French, 1893, 4; 1895, 37, 42; Geometry, 1893, 5; German, 1894, 6,44; 1895, 37, 38, 40; 1896, 84; Greek, 1894, 7; History, 1894, 7, 36; 1895, 41, 43; 1896, 84; Latin, 1893, 3; Philosophy, 1896, 84; Physical Science, 1894, 6
  14. Gilman, Arthur, resignation of regency, 92.
  15. Glee Club, notices of meetings, rehearsals, and concerts, 67, 82, 96, 114, 115, 118; concert programs, 1895, 30, 31; 1896, 67, 70, 71, 72, 73, 116; 1897, 118.
  16. History Club, notices of meetings, 109, 110.
  17. Idler Club, notices of meetings, 25, 56, 64, 66, 78, 80, 107, 108.
  18. Mandolin Club, programs, 1896, 67, 70, 71, 72, 73.
  19. Music Club, concert programs, 1895, 74, 75.
  20. Philosophy Club, notices of meetings, 25, 81, 113.
  21. Poems and songs, "Radcliffe Song", 114; "The Only Man", "The Mermaid", "Who is She?", 114.
  22. Radcliffe, history, 1894-1898, clippings, n.d., 9, 13, 14, 79, 88, 92, 99, 100, 101, 102, 104, 124, 125, 128.

Processing Information

Processed: June 1980

By: Eric N. Lindquist
Link to catalog
Title
Hartzell, Bertha Drew, 1876-1950. Scrapbook of Bertha Drew Hartzell, 1893-1899: A Finding Aid
Author
Radcliffe College Archives, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch00797

Repository Details

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