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COLLECTION Identifier: SC 106

Papers of Evelyn Sanborn McKennis, 1934-1943


Notes, term papers, and examinations of Evelyn Sanborn McKennis, Radcliffe College Class of 1938.


  • 1934-1943

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Evelyn Sanborn McKennis 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.


1.42 linear feet (1 carton, 1 file box)

Notes, term papers, and examinations for college courses.


Evelyn Sanborn McKennis was born January 23, 1916, the daughter of Tracy Lewis and Sara (Randall) Sanborn. She received her A.B. from Radcliffe College in 1938 and married Herbert McKennis, professor of Pharmacology immediately after graduation. They had three children, Quentin (1939), Claudia (1941), and Jeffry (1942). McKennis worked as a part-time copyeditor. She died in 1979.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: R80-10

The papers of Evelyn (Sanborn) McKennis were given to the library by Herbert McKennis in April 1980.


  1. Carton 1: 1-21
  2. Box 2: 22-28

Processing Information

Processed: July 1989

By: Jane S. Knowles

McKennis, Evelyn Sanborn, 1919-1979. Papers of Evelyn Sanborn McKennis, 1934-1943: 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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