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COLLECTION Identifier: A-45

Papers of Edith Rockwood, 1932-1954


Correspondence, articles, speeches, etc., of Edith A. Rockwood, a staff member of the Children’s Bureau and League of Women Voters activist.


  • Creation: 1932-1954

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Edith Rockwood 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.


.42 linear feet (1 file box)

Published articles and typed copies of speeches and articles by Edith Rockwood, of the League of Women Voters, and of the United States Children's bureau, 1932-1952. Also letters to Edith Rockwood on her retirement from the Children's Bureau. Pictures, obituaries, will and personal description of Rockwood. by her sister, Ethel Rockwood Phillips. Family history, etc.


Edith Rockwood was a staff member of the Children's Bureau from 1932 to 1952. She was also active in the League of Women Voters.

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession numbers: 53-9, 53-11

Gift of Mrs. Tilden Phillips (Ethel Rockwood) 4427 Luverne St. Duluth 4, Minnesota. Received March 1952; Gift of United States Children's Bureau thru Dr. Martha Eliot and Miss Dorothy Quinlan. Received March 1953.

Rockwood, Edith, 1888-1952. Papers of Edith Rockwood, 1932-1954: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
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Repository Details

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