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COLLECTION Identifier: SC 54

Scrapbook of Dorothea Clapp, 1905-1909


Scrapbook of Dorothea Clapp, Radcliffe College Class of 1909.


  • 1905-1909

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Dorothea Clapp 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 Volumes

Scrapbook of clippings re Radcliffe, arranged chronologically, from regular column "School & College" in the Boston Transcript, 1905-1909. Class news, news of clubs, athletics, dramatic performances and outings.


Dorothea Clapp was born in Dorchester in 1888. She attended Radcliffe 1905-1909, graduating cum laude. While at Radcliffe she was a member of the Art and Mandolin Clubs and served as Secretary of the History Club as well Treasurer of her Class (1905-1906). She later studied Library Science at Simmons, obtaining an S.B. in 1916, and went on to become a librarian at the Harvard Engineering Library. In the 1920s she became a departmental editor for the Boston Transcript. Among her other activities she traveled extensively in Europe and elsewhere.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: R75-34

Found in the Archives May 16, 1975.

Processing Information

Processed: August, 1980

By: Eric N. Lindquist

Clapp, Dorothea, 1888-1981. Scrapbook of Dorothea Clapp, 1905-1909: 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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