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COLLECTION Identifier: SC 55

Manuscripts by Adelaide Hamlin Thierry and Marguerite L. Frost, ca. 1940-ca. 1961


Writings by Adelaide Hamlin Thierry, Radcliffe College Class of 1901.


  • Creation: 1940- 1961

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in manuscripts by Adelaide Hamlin Thierry and Marguerite L. Frost 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.


.63 linear feet (1+1/2 file boxes)

The collection consists of works of Adelaide Hamlin Thierry in typescript and an anthology of "Shaker Thoughts" by Marguerite L. Frost.


Adelaide Hamlin was born in 1880. She attended Radcliffe 1897-1901, receiving her A.B. magna cum laude in 1900 and her A.M. in 1901. (She chose to join the Class of 1901.) She was a member of the Radcliffe chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. In 1905 she married Louis Thierry. She was the author of a number of works, including When Radcliffe Was Teen-Age (Boston, 1959) as well as several volumes of poetry. She died in 1961.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession numbers: R75-3, R78-30

These papers were found among Alumnae Books, January 1975 and August 22, 1978.


  1. Box 1: 1v-2v
  2. Box 2: 3v-4

Processing Information

Processed: August 1980

By: Eric N. Lindquist

Thierry, Adelaide Hamlin, 1880-1961. Manuscripts by Adelaide Hamlin Thierry and Marguerite L. Frost, ca. 1940-ca. 1961: 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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