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COLLECTION Identifier: SC 101

Papers of Florence Lincoln, 1911-1931


Scripts by Florence Lincoln, Radcliffe College Class of 1911, with annotations by George Pierce Baker.


  • Creation: 1911-1931

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Florence Lincoln 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)

Manuscript and typescript playscripts with annotations by George Pierce Baker. Additional material was added to #1 in June 2018.


Florence Lincoln, daughter of Alfred and Ida (Cook) Lincoln, was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1882. She graduated from the Boston Normal School and then attended Radcliffe as a special student, 1907-1912, 1923-1924, taking George Pierce Baker's playwriting course (English 47a) twice. Her play, The End of the Bridge received the Craig prize and was produced in Boston in 1911. She wrote other plays: Miss Barbara (1914), The Lighted Candle (1924), and On for Christmas (1931). She taught (1912-1914) and was Director of Motion Pictures at the Women's Educational and Industrial Union (1914-1915).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number: R87-14

This collection was transferred from the Archives pamphlet file in May 1987.

Processing Information

Processed: June, 1988

By: Isabelle Bland Dry '35

Updated and material added: June 2018

By: Anne Engelhart

Lincoln, Florence, 1882-1969. Papers of Florence Lincoln, 1911-1931: 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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