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COLLECTION Identifier: SC 127

Papers of the Livermore-Lahee family, ca.1892-1979 (inclusive), 1901-1909 (bulk)


Photograph album, etc., depicting the Livermore sisters and their family, friends, and travels.


  • 1892-1979
  • Majority of material found within 1901-1909

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by the Livermore-Lahee family 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.


.96 linear feet (1 folio box)

The collection contains one folder and one album consisting of photographs of the three Livermore sisters, their parents, friends, and grandmother at home in Cambridge, and of the places they visited. They spent their summers in Egypt, Massachusetts, took trips to Wyoming and California, and traveled abroad, visiting Rome, Perugia, Venice and the Rhine. The album was assembled by Gladys Livermore Lahee.


Katharine A. Livermore graduated from Radcliffe College in 1903, and her sister, Lesley R. Livermore, graduated in 1904. They had another sister, Gladys Livermore Lahee.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: R88-18

The papers of the Livermore-Lahee family were given to the Radcliffe College Archives by Katharine Livermore Lahee in 1988.

A Partial Index of photographs in 1.1v

  1. Cambridge, Massachusetts: 12-13, 16, 23, 25-26, 42, 44
  2. Egypt, Massachusetts: 9-11, 16, 20, 27-29, 31, 38-39, 58-59, 60-64, 66, 72, 74, 77, 79
  3. Livermore, Gladys: 0-2, 11-12, 15-20, 23, 25, 28, 30-31, 35, 37, 39-44, 49-53, 56, 73, 75, 79
  4. Livermore, Katharine A., '03: 11, 16, 20, 23, 25, 36-37, 39, 42, 49-50
  5. Livermore, Lesley R., '04: 11, 16, 20, 23, 25, 35, 37, 39, 42, 49-50
  6. Longfellow House: 22

Processing Information

Processed: March 1995

By: Isabelle Bland Dry '35

Reprocessed: April 2008

By: Cat Lea Holbrook

Livermore family. Papers of the Livermore-Lahee family, ca.1892-1979 (inclusive), 1901-1909 (bulk): 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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