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COLLECTION Identifier: SC 70

Scrapbook of Arthur Gilman,1876-1914

Overview

Scrapbook containing clippings on women's higher education and the history of the Harvard Annex, created by Arthur Gilman, one of the founders of Radcliffe College.

Dates

  • 1876-1914

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Originals closed; use digital images.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Arthur Gilman 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.

Extent

1.38 linear feet ((1 folio+ box) plus 1 folio+ folder)
This scrapbook contains clippings on women's higher education which reflect Arthur Gilman's overriding interest in the subject. It includes clippings on the history of the Harvard Annex (its institutional growth and student activities), reports on other United States colleges for women, and on women's colleges in England. The articles, some of which are annotated by Gilman noting errors in news-papers, are arranged in chronological order, with some exceptions, and cover the period 1876 to 1914.

BIOGRAPHY

Arthur Gilman, (for biographical details see RA.A/G487a) and his wife Stella Scott Gilman, were the initiators of Radcliffe College and in 1886 founded the Gilman School for Girls in Cambridge, later the Cambridge School of Weston.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This scrapbook was given by the Gilman family to the college and was transferred to the College Library in 1944.

Index of subjects, names and organizations

  1. Adelbert College-Cleveland 56
  2. Agassiz, Elizabeth Cary-retirement 184, 185; tribute 199, 201
  3. Agassiz House-interior 188
  4. Annual reports, passim
  5. Baccalaureate, passim in June
  6. Baker, George Pierce 209, 210, 215
  7. Banjo Club 133
  8. Barnard College (Columbia Annex) 17, 24, 28, 31, 43, 53, 56-57, 64, 70, 76, 77, 92, 98, 108, 109, 163
  9. Barnard Hall 212, 214
  10. Bequests 208, 209, 212
  11. Bertram Hall 189
  12. Boston Latin School 68, 69
  13. Bowdoin Prize 59, 60, 88
  14. Briggs, LeBaron Russell 184, 215; passim from 1903
  15. Brooks, Frona 45, 50, 51
  16. Bryn Mawr 84, 85, 139
  17. Cabot, Ella Lyman 136, 189, 194
  18. Cambridge School 73, 75, 83, 89, 93, 96, 98, 100, 105, 113, 121, 138, 178
  19. Cambridge University-England, 15, 16, 20
  20. Clark University-Worcester 52, 53, 70
  21. Class Day 41, 101, 122, 123, 166, 171
  22. Classical Club 178
  23. Clubs 206-207, passim
  24. Coes, Mary 214
  25. Co-education 8, 9, 16, 20, 22, 29, 52, 53, 56, 74, 81, 87, 115
  26. College Women's Club, 174, 175
  27. Columbia Annex see Barnard College
  28. Commencement, passim, in June
  29. Craig prize 209, 213
  30. Daniels, Mabel 181
  31. Deans 212
  32. Dix, Beulah Flebbe 200
  33. Dramatic Club 210
  34. Eliot, Charles William 8, 10, 11, 14, 57, 96, 133, 141, 148, 155
  35. Eliot Hall 201
  36. Emmanuel Club 54, 55, 66, 73, 83, 177, 207, 209
  37. English Club 93, 97
  38. Fay House 37, 57, 58, 63, 83, 87, 91, 119, 120, 132, 134, 139, 147
  39. Fay, Maria Denny 88
  40. French Club 197
  41. Gilman, Arthur, 3, 48, 53, 73, 89, 119, 123, 126, 172, 173, 175, 176 and passim
  42. Girton College-Cambridge, England 1, 2, 11, 23, 47, 166, 173
  43. Glee Club 252
  44. Greenleaf House 188, 189
  45. Greenough, James Bradstreet 180
  46. Guild, Radcliffe 210
  47. Gymnasium 49, 76, 91, 116, 129, 249
  48. Harvard Annex see Radcliffe
  49. Harvard College--Corporation 162
  50. Harvard Examinations 6a, 8, 12, 35, 58, 59, 95, 136
  51. Higher Education for Women 0, 3, 4, 18, 20, 22, 25-33, 35, 37, 53, 55, 56, 73-75, 80, 86, 94, 105, 108, 112, 117, 119, 138, 163, 183, 207
  52. Holman, Fannie 87
  53. Howe, Julia Ward 8, 23
  54. Idler Club 54, 57, 73, 78, 97, 107, 109, 120, 145, 146, 160, 163, 183, 191, 206, 208
  55. Irwin, Agnes 163-165, 169, 176, 204
  56. Keller, Helen Adams 180, 185-187, 190, 191
  57. Kittredge, George Lyman 98
  58. Leach, Abby 196
  59. Library 17, 19, 22, 36, 193
  60. Longfellow, Alice Mary 87
  61. "Longfellow College for Women" 42
  62. Lowell, Abbott Lawrence 207
  63. MacDuffie, Abby Parsons 23, 83, 112
  64. McDougall, Marion Gleason 118
  65. Music Club 163
  66. Newnham College 1, 2, 11, 23, 47, 53, 166, 173
  67. Norton, Charles Eliot 98
  68. Paton, Lucy Allen 97, 98, 181
  69. Pearson, Eleanor Brooks, 59, 71
  70. Phonaskia 163, 164
  71. Puffer, Ethel Dench 181
  72. Queen Margaret College 61, 62
  73. Radcliffe Christian Association 208
  74. Radcliffe College-Change of name 42-45, 147-162; Reorganization 166-168;
  75. First year 170, 183; 25th anniversary 197, 262; History and description 3, 5-8, 11, 12, 14, 17-20, 22, 26, 27, 30, 32-40, 43, 44, 50-53, 61, 62, 64-66, 72, 74, 78, 83, 88, 90, 94, 98, 101, 109, 119, 122, 124, 125, 127, 145, 150-155, 160, 161, 170, 172, 173, 196, 217, 218
  76. Radcliffe Magazine 197, 208
  77. Reed, Helen Leah 84, 86, 91, 98
  78. Sargent prize 86, 91, 122
  79. Sargent, Dudley see Gymnasium
  80. Science Club 197
  81. Silver Bay 208
  82. Student Government Association 200, 204, 206
  83. Student life 198, 199
  84. Suffrage 205, 215
  85. Warner, Joseph P. 6
  86. Wendell, Barrett 250, 251
  87. Whitman Hall 211, 213
  88. Whitman, Sarah Wyman 197
  89. Women 97
  90. Women at Harvard 0, 3, 4, 25, 28, 29, 40

Processing Information

Processed: October 1982

By: Isabelle Bland Dry '35
Link to catalog
Title
Gilman, Arthur, 1837-1909. Scrapbook of Arthur Gilman, 1876-1914: A Finding Aid
Author
Radcliffe College Archives, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch00926

Repository Details

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