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COLLECTION Identifier: A-89

Papers of Hattie Hyland Smith, 1937-1959


Correspondence, articles, reports, etc., of Hattie Hyland Smith, assistant commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Labor and Industry.


  • 1937-1959

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Hattie Hyland Smith 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.


1.67 linear feet (4 file boxes)
Papers accumulated by Hattie Hyland Smith, Assistant Commissioner Massachusetts Department of Labor and Industry, 1940-1950, 1953-1959, and as Administrator: Division on employment of the aging, 1954-1959, includes articles, reports and miscellaneous materials on minimum wage, emergency housing, equal pay, equal rights, household employment, industrial homework, youth conservation, and employment of the aging.


Assistant commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Labor and Industry, 1940-1950 and 1953-1959, Hattie Hyland Smith was also administrator of the Division on Employment of the Aging, 1954-1959.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: 17

Gift of Mrs. Hattie Hyland Smith (Mrs. J. Verity Smith), Powder Point Road, Duxbury, Massachusetts. Received September 1959.


  1. Box 1: 1-10.
  2. Box 2: 11-17
  3. Box 3: 18-21
  4. Box 4: 22-29
Smith, Hattie Hyland. Papers of Hattie Hyland Smith, 1937-1959: A Finding Aid
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America

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