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Additional records of the Woman's National Farm and Garden Association, 1913-2014 (inclusive), 1934-1998 (bulk)
Overview: Additional records of the Woman's National Farm and Garden Association, "an environmental group comprised of branches, garden clubs, and special interest environmental organizations," founded in 1914 to promote agricultural and horticultural interests among women.
Overview: Photocopies of biographies of approximately 100 women who lived in the United States in the 17th through the early 20th centuries of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America, a social service, genealogical, and historical organization.
Overview: Correspondence, oral history transcripts, audiovisual material, photographs, and scrapbooks of Frances Humphrey Howard, sociologist, civil servant, and United States Foreign Service Officer.
Overview: Correspondence, writings, speeches, etc., by Julia Ward Howe, author and reformer, and members of her family.
Scope and Contents: Collection includes material related to a planned biography of Robert James Graves which Means never completed; correspondence and a reprint of his 1963 piece “Homo medicus Americanus”; a copy of Means’s speech presenting the Kober Medal to William B. Castle in 1962; and records related to the Massachusetts Community Organization Service, the Hospital Planning Council of Greater Boston, and the Massachusetts General Hospital longevity study.
Overview: Correspondence, drafts research notes, etc., documenting the preparation of volume four of Notable American Women, The Modern Period, a biographical dictionary of American women.
Overview: Memoir and papers of Amy Mims concerning her studies in Ancient Greek History and Literature at Radcliffe College and her career as a translator of Modern Greek literature. Also included are a biography of and typescript and published volume by her mother Helen Sullivan.