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COLLECTION Identifier: SC 56

Papers of Marie Caroline Bass, 1898-1905


Course notebooks and essays of Marie Caroline Bass, Radcliffe College Class of 1906.


  • 1898-1905

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Marie Caroline Bass 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 consists of Marie Caroline Bass's Radcliffe course notebooks and essays.


Marie Caroline Bass was born in Quincy in 1885. She attended Radcliffe 1902-1905, graduating magna cum laude. (She chose to be affiliated with the Class of 1906, with which she had entered.) She later returned to Radcliffe to earn her A.M. in 1915. After teaching in New Jersey and elsewhere, she took a position at the Roland Park Country School near Baltimore, where she remained until her retirement in 1952. In Baltimore she was active in the Radcliffe Club. She died in 1975.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: R79-37

These papers were given by Marie Caroline Bass October 2, 1979.

Processing Information

Processed: August 1980

By: Eric N. Lindquist

Bass, Marie Caroline, 1885-1975. Papers of Marie Caroline Bass, 1898-1905: 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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