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COLLECTION Identifier: SC 87

Radcliffe College newspaper clippings collection, 1894-1978

Overview

Clippings about Radcliffe College buildings, student life, commencements, etc.

Dates

  • 1894-1978

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Extent

.42 linear feet (1 file box)

Newspaper clippings from the vertical files of the Cambridge Public Library, taken from the Boston Globe, Boston Sunday Post, New York Recorder and other publications, 1894-1978, containing information on the construction of Radcliffe's buildings, plans for the dormitories and house system, 1898, 1961; Radcliffe student life; commencements, 1941-1973 and Radcliffe's semi-centennial and centennial celebrations, 1928/1929, 1978. Clippings are pasted on to numbered sheets of paper; numbers in the index refer to numbers on the pages.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: R85-1

Received from the Cambridge Public Library in January 1985.

Index of important subjects

  1. Agassiz House (1905), 1-10, 22
  2. Agassiz House (1905), 1-10, 22
  3. Baker, Christina (Hopkinson), 13
  4. Barnard Hall (1913), 33-34
  5. Bertram Hall (1901), 20-21
  6. Briggs Hall (1924), 35-41
  7. Byerly Hall (1932), 45
  8. Cabot Hall (1936), 47-49
  9. Carret House, 51, 54
  10. Centennial Celebration, 110
  11. Commencements, 1941-73, 111-172
  12. Comstock Hall (1956), 59
  13. Cronkhite Graduate Center, 42, 58-60
  14. Currier House (1968), 64
  15. Dormitory plans, 1898, 13
  16. Eliot, Charles William, 13
  17. Eliot Hall (1907), 28-31
  18. Fair Harvard, 89
  19. Fay House, 11-12, 16-19, 65, 66, 73, 86, 89
  20. Greenleaf House and estate (1905), 23-27
  21. Gymnasium, 14, 15, 22
  22. Hilles Library, 91-95
  23. Holmes Hall (1952), 56-57
  24. House plant (1961), 61
  25. Irwin, Dean Agnes, 13
  26. Library, 66-71, 74-85
  27. Library, Harvard College, 66
  28. Jordan Cooperatives (1961) 62
  29. Longfellow Hall, 42-44 (1930)
  30. Moors Hall (1946), 52-53
  31. Schlesinger Library, 95-98
  32. Semi-Centennial (1929), 99-102
  33. Swimming pool (1902), 22
  34. Whitman Hall (1911), 32
  35. Wolbach Hall (1963), 63

Processing Information

Processed: April 1985

By: Jane S. Knowles

Title
Radcliffe College newspaper clippings collection, 1894-1978: A Finding Aid
Author
Radcliffe College Archives, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Language of description
und
EAD ID
sch01087

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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