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COLLECTION Identifier: A-112

Papers of Helen G. Ludington, 1906-1959

Overview

Speeches, statements, etc., of Helen Gilman Ludington, active in Americans for Democratic Action, the Joint Center for International Cooperation, and other political and civic groups in Boston.

Dates

  • 1906-1959

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Helen G. Ludington 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

1.17 linear feet ((1/2 file box, 1 folio box) plus 1 photograph folder)
The papers of Helen G. Ludington Rotch consist primarily of speeches and statements prepared by her in connection with her political and civic activities in and around Boston, particularly the Americans for Democratic Action and the Joint Council for International Cooperation.

Addenda given in 2012 (folders #12v-14) include a guest book and a volume saluting her accomplishments on behalf of Americans for Democratic Action. Addenda acquired in 2018 (folder #15) consists of a play by Ludington.

BIOGRAPHY

Helen G. Ludington (Mrs. Arthur Grinnell Rotch) was active in Americans for Democratic Action, the Joint Center for International Cooperation, and other political and civic groups in Boston.

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession numbers: 111, 2012-M123, 2018-M135

Gift of Mrs. LaRue Brown, 68 Beacon St., Boston, Massachusetts. Received March 1960. Addenda (Folio Box 2) was a gift of her grandchildren, Edward, Anthony, and Lucinda Buxton, 2012. Folder #15 was acquired from the Hoosier Hills Food Bank book fair (Bloomington, Indiana) in August 2018.

Container List

  1. Box 1: 1-11, 15
  2. Folio Box 2: 12v-14
Title
Ludington, Helen G. Papers of Helen G. Ludington, 1906-1959: A Finding Aid
Author
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
EAD ID
sch00881

Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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