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Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]
1898-1981
Creator:
Applebee, Constance, 1873-1981
Extent: 12 linear feet
Constance Applebee introduced the sport of field hockey to the US and was for many years the director of physical education at Bryn Mawr College. Her papers occupy ten boxes and contain miscellaneous correspondence, memorabilia, sports programs, and publications that probably belonged to her (View full finding aid.)
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Constance Applebee papers
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Applebee, Constance, 1873-1981
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12 linear feet
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1898-1981
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Constance Applebee introduced the sport of field hockey to the US and was for many years the director of physical education at Bryn Mawr College. Her papers occupy ten boxes and contain miscellaneous correspondence, memorabilia, sports programs, and publications that probably belonged to her
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Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]
1912-1991
Creator:
Thompson, Dorothy Burr, 1900-2001
Extent: 5 linear feet
Dorothy Burr Thompson (1900 – 2001) was a prominent archaeologist who graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1923. She specialized in Greek terracotta. Burr Thompson and her husband, Homer A. Thompson, were both heavily involved with the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. The collection includes her diaries, personal correspondence, and professional papers. It also includes contains both personal and research related photographs and postcards. (View full finding aid.)
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Dorothy Burr Thompson diaries and papers
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Thompson, Dorothy Burr, 1900-2001
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BMC.2010-14
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5 linear feet
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1912-1991
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Dorothy Burr Thompson (1900 – 2001) was a prominent archaeologist who graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1923. She specialized in Greek terracotta. Burr Thompson and her husband, Homer A. Thompson, were both heavily involved with the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. The collection includes her diaries, personal correspondence, and professional papers. It also includes contains both personal and research related photographs and postcards.
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Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]
1892-1985
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Davis, Jean Scobie, 1892-1985
Extent: 10 linear feet (10 containers)
Jean Scobie Davis, a 1914 graduate of Bryn Mawr College, taught economics and sociology at Agnes Scott College, Vassar College, Pierce College, Wells College and the American Women’s College in Beirut. A lifetime interest in prison reform resulted in her work at the New York State Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, New York. The Jean Scobie Davis papers is a collection consisting largely of Jean Scobie Davis’ diaries and correspondence covering nearly all stages of her life. The collection, which dates from 1892 to 1985, is divided into seven subseries: “Autobiographical Material;” “Correspondence;” “Diaries;” “Family History;” “Photographs;” “Prison Reform;” and “Scrapbooks and Guestbook.” Material found in the collection is diverse, and consists of letters, reports, bound diaries as well as loose diary pages, photographs, scrapbooks, and handwritten notes. (View full finding aid.)
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Jean Scobie Davis papers
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Davis, Jean Scobie, 1892-1985
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BMC.M85
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10 linear feet (10 containers)
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1892-1985
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Jean Scobie Davis, a 1914 graduate of Bryn Mawr College, taught economics and sociology at Agnes Scott College, Vassar College, Pierce College, Wells College and the American Women’s College in Beirut. A lifetime interest in prison reform resulted in her work at the New York State Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, New York. The Jean Scobie Davis papers is a collection consisting largely of Jean Scobie Davis’ diaries and correspondence covering nearly all stages of her life. The collection, which dates from 1892 to 1985, is divided into seven subseries: “Autobiographical Material;” “Correspondence;” “Diaries;” “Family History;” “Photographs;” “Prison Reform;” and “Scrapbooks and Guestbook.” Material found in the collection is diverse, and consists of letters, reports, bound diaries as well as loose diary pages, photographs, scrapbooks, and handwritten notes.
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Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]
1942-1976
Creator:
McBride, Katharine Elizabeth, 1904-1976
Extent: 94.5 linear feet
The papers of Katharine Elizabeth McBride contain the office files and correspondence and some personal files of Katharine Elizabeth McBride who was president of Bryn Mawr College from 1942 to 1970. (View full finding aid.)
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Katharine Elizabeth McBride papers
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McBride, Katharine Elizabeth, 1904-1976
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BMC.1970-03
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94.5 linear feet
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1942-1976
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The papers of Katharine Elizabeth McBride contain the office files and correspondence and some personal files of Katharine Elizabeth McBride who was president of Bryn Mawr College from 1942 to 1970.
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Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]
1906-1960
(Bulk: 1920-1939)
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Shepard, Katherine, 1905-1986
Extent: 1.25 linear feet
Katharine Shepard (1905-1986) attended Bryn Mawr College in the late 1920s and early 1930's, and received degrees in Latin, Classical Archaeology, and Greek. She went on to a career in archaeology, and was employed by the National Gallery of Art. The Katharine Shepard Papers contains letters to and from her family and friends, primarily from her many trips abroad, as well as a few family momentos. (View full finding aid.)
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Katharine Shepard papers
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Shepard, Katherine, 1905-1986
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BMC.M81
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1.25 linear feet
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1906-1960
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1920-1939
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Katharine Shepard (1905-1986) attended Bryn Mawr College in the late 1920s and early 1930's, and received degrees in Latin, Classical Archaeology, and Greek. She went on to a career in archaeology, and was employed by the National Gallery of Art. The Katharine Shepard Papers contains letters to and from her family and friends, primarily from her many trips abroad, as well as a few family momentos.
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Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]
1886-1969
Creator:
Taylor, Lily Ross, 1886-1969
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
Lily Ross Taylor was Professor of Latin and Dean at Bryn Mawr College, Director of the American Academy in Rome, and a reknowned Classicist. Her papers include lecture notes, correspondence, and personal memorabilia. (View full finding aid.)
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Lily Ross Taylor papers
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Taylor, Lily Ross, 1886-1969
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BMC.1974-05
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3.5 linear feet
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1886-1969
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Lily Ross Taylor was Professor of Latin and Dean at Bryn Mawr College, Director of the American Academy in Rome, and a reknowned Classicist. Her papers include lecture notes, correspondence, and personal memorabilia.
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Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]
1912-1967
Creator:
Chew, Lucy Evans, 1895-1974
Extent: 7.5 linear feet
Lucy Evans Chew graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1918. Shortly after her graduation, she married Samuel Chew, an English professor at Bryn Mawr. For the majority of their married life, the Chews remained in the area surrounding Bryn Mawr. The Lucy Evans Chew Collection is primarily comprised of 58 volumes of her diaries from the years from 1920 to 1968. The diaries include descriptions of her daily life, her association with the college, her travels, and her reflections on her life. (View full finding aid.)
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Lucy Evans Chew diaries and papers
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Chew, Lucy Evans, 1895-1974
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BMC.M90
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7.5 linear feet
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1912-1967
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Lucy Evans Chew graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1918. Shortly after her graduation, she married Samuel Chew, an English professor at Bryn Mawr. For the majority of their married life, the Chews remained in the area surrounding Bryn Mawr. The Lucy Evans Chew Collection is primarily comprised of 58 volumes of her diaries from the years from 1920 to 1968. The diaries include descriptions of her daily life, her association with the college, her travels, and her reflections on her life.
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Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]
1888-2003
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Meritt, Lucy T. Shoe, 1906-2003
Extent: 28 boxes
Lucy T. Shoe Meritt (1906- 2003) was an acclaimed archaeologist, scholar, teacher and editor who received her B.A, M.A, and Ph.D degrees from Bryn Mawr. During her life time, Shoe Meritt taught at Mount Holyoke College and the University of Texas at Austin, was a fellow at the American Academy of Rome, and served as the Editor of Publications for the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. Additionally, she was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study and the American Institute of Archaeology. She received the Gold Medal of the Archaeological Institute of America for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement in 1976. The collection is largely comprised of Shoe Meritt’s correspondence with her family and notable scholars who were her contemporaries. It also includes diaries, publications, academic and professional papers, as well as photographs, postcards and scrapbooks. (View full finding aid.)
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Lucy T. Shoe Meritt papers
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Meritt, Lucy T. Shoe, 1906-2003
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BMC.M50
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28 boxes
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1888-2003
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Lucy T. Shoe Meritt (1906- 2003) was an acclaimed archaeologist, scholar, teacher and editor who received her B.A, M.A, and Ph.D degrees from Bryn Mawr. During her life time, Shoe Meritt taught at Mount Holyoke College and the University of Texas at Austin, was a fellow at the American Academy of Rome, and served as the Editor of Publications for the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. Additionally, she was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study and the American Institute of Archaeology. She received the Gold Medal of the Archaeological Institute of America for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement in 1976. The collection is largely comprised of Shoe Meritt’s correspondence with her family and notable scholars who were her contemporaries. It also includes diaries, publications, academic and professional papers, as well as photographs, postcards and scrapbooks.
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Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]
1922-1942
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Park , Marion Edwards, 1875-1960
Extent: 18 linear feet
Marion Edwards Park (1975-1960) graduated Bryn Mawr College in 1898. After continuing her studies at the University of Chicago, American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Colorado College, and Johns Hopkins University, she earned her PhD in classics from Bryn Mawr College in 1918. As president of Bryn Mawr College (1922-1942), she significantly increased enrollment, broadened the curriculum, and expanded cooperation with Haverford, Swarthmore, and the University of Pennsylvania. The Marion Edwards Park Papers consist mainly of the subject files and correspondence. (View full finding aid.)
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Marion Edwards Park papers
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Park , Marion Edwards, 1875-1960
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BMC.1970-02
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18 linear feet
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1922-1942
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Marion Edwards Park (1975-1960) graduated Bryn Mawr College in 1898. After continuing her studies at the University of Chicago, American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Colorado College, and Johns Hopkins University, she earned her PhD in classics from Bryn Mawr College in 1918. As president of Bryn Mawr College (1922-1942), she significantly increased enrollment, broadened the curriculum, and expanded cooperation with Haverford, Swarthmore, and the University of Pennsylvania. The Marion Edwards Park Papers consist mainly of the subject files and correspondence.
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Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]
1874-1915
Creator:
Garrett, Mary Elizabeth, 1854-1915
Extent: 7 linear feet
Mary Elizabeth Garrett (1854-1915), a wealthy philanthropist, championed women's education by founding the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore, Maryland, helping to finance Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and ensuring that women were admitted to the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her family was prominent in Baltimore society and this allowed her to pursue her philanthropic activities. She was an active suffragist and financially helped that cause until her death in 1915. The Mary Garrett family papers houses the business and family papers of the Garrett family. This collection, which dates from 1874 to 1915, consists of correspondence, diaries, notebooks, biographical information, and business and estate records. The large number of family letters suggest a close relationship between its members. (View full finding aid.)
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Mary Garrett family papers
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Garrett, Mary Elizabeth, 1854-1915
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BMC.1970-01
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7 linear feet
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1874-1915
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Mary Elizabeth Garrett (1854-1915), a wealthy philanthropist, championed women's education by founding the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore, Maryland, helping to finance Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and ensuring that women were admitted to the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her family was prominent in Baltimore society and this allowed her to pursue her philanthropic activities. She was an active suffragist and financially helped that cause until her death in 1915. The Mary Garrett family papers houses the business and family papers of the Garrett family. This collection, which dates from 1874 to 1915, consists of correspondence, diaries, notebooks, biographical information, and business and estate records. The large number of family letters suggest a close relationship between its members.
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Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]
1859-1993
Creator:
Hatch, Olivia Stokes, 1908-1983
Extent: 13 linear feet (13 containers, 1 photograph)
The Olivia Stokes Hatch papers reveal the relief work of women during the early 20th century, as well as family relationships, largely illustrated through extensive family correspondence. Olivia Stokes Hatch (1908-1983) was born in New Haven, CT and attended Bryn Mawr College from 1925 to 1930. Prior to her marriage she was very active with the American Red Cross and American Conferences of Social Work. In 1939, Olivia Phelps Stokes married John Davis Hatch, Jr. an art collector, consultant, and museum director. They had four children: John Davis Hatch III, Daniel Lindley Hatch, James Stokes Hatch, and Sarah Stokes Hatch. Anna V.S. Mitchell, the sister of Caroline Mitchell Phelps Stokes, and the aunt of Olivia Stokes Hatch, spent most of her life engaged in relief work. Her career began in 1915 in Serbia and ended in 1936 in Constantinople. The Olivia Stokes Hatch papers, 1859 to 1993, is a collection that consists largely of correspondence between the Phelps, Stokes, Mitchell, and Hatch families. The collection also includes photographs, essays, diaries, and other printed material. The collection is divided into three series: “Olivia Stokes Hatch,” “Anna V.S. Mitchell,” and “Collected Correspondence.” (View full finding aid.)
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Olivia Stokes Hatch papers
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Hatch, Olivia Stokes, 1908-1983
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BMC.M86
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13 linear feet (13 containers, 1 photograph)
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1859-1993
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The Olivia Stokes Hatch papers reveal the relief work of women during the early 20th century, as well as family relationships, largely illustrated through extensive family correspondence. Olivia Stokes Hatch (1908-1983) was born in New Haven, CT and attended Bryn Mawr College from 1925 to 1930. Prior to her marriage she was very active with the American Red Cross and American Conferences of Social Work. In 1939, Olivia Phelps Stokes married John Davis Hatch, Jr. an art collector, consultant, and museum director. They had four children: John Davis Hatch III, Daniel Lindley Hatch, James Stokes Hatch, and Sarah Stokes Hatch. Anna V.S. Mitchell, the sister of Caroline Mitchell Phelps Stokes, and the aunt of Olivia Stokes Hatch, spent most of her life engaged in relief work. Her career began in 1915 in Serbia and ended in 1936 in Constantinople. The Olivia Stokes Hatch papers, 1859 to 1993, is a collection that consists largely of correspondence between the Phelps, Stokes, Mitchell, and Hatch families. The collection also includes photographs, essays, diaries, and other printed material. The collection is divided into three series: “Olivia Stokes Hatch,” “Anna V.S. Mitchell,” and “Collected Correspondence.”
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Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]
1930-1990
Creator:
Feldkamp, Phyllis Dubsky , 1915-2011
Extent: 16 linear feet
Phyllis Dubsky Feldcamp graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1937. Circulating primarily in the fashion world, she was an acclaimed writer and editor. The collection includes interviews and correspondence with figures in the fashion industry. Additionally, it contains over 300 photographs, ranging from high quality prints to candids and photographs of herself. Phyllis Dubsky Feldcamp is now retired and lives in Ardmore, PA. (View full finding aid.)
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Phyllis Dubsky Feldkamp papers
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Feldkamp, Phyllis Dubsky , 1915-2011
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BMC.M89
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16 linear feet
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1930-1990
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Phyllis Dubsky Feldcamp graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1937. Circulating primarily in the fashion world, she was an acclaimed writer and editor. The collection includes interviews and correspondence with figures in the fashion industry. Additionally, it contains over 300 photographs, ranging from high quality prints to candids and photographs of herself. Phyllis Dubsky Feldcamp is now retired and lives in Ardmore, PA.
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Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]
1802-1982
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Speer Family
Extent: 39 linear feet
The Speer Family papers represent four generations of that family, with the bulk of material attributed to the last two generations, especially Robert Elliott Speer and his wife and three of his five children: Emma Bailey, Elliott, Margaret Bailey, and William Speer. The family was active in the Presbyterian Church, serving that institution in a variety of different capacities. The children, in addition to their religious roles, held prominent positions in academic administration. The family’s papers primarily consist of the personal papers of the family, although they also contain the professional correspondence of Emma Bailey and Margaret Bailey Speer, both Bryn Mawr College alumnae. This collection, which dates from 1802 to 1982, contains letters, diaries, speeches, publications, awards, and photographs, although the vast majority of the material is the letters between family members. (View full finding aid.)
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Speer Family papers
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Speer Family
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BMC.M72
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39 linear feet
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1802-1982
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The Speer Family papers represent four generations of that family, with the bulk of material attributed to the last two generations, especially Robert Elliott Speer and his wife and three of his five children: Emma Bailey, Elliott, Margaret Bailey, and William Speer. The family was active in the Presbyterian Church, serving that institution in a variety of different capacities. The children, in addition to their religious roles, held prominent positions in academic administration. The family’s papers primarily consist of the personal papers of the family, although they also contain the professional correspondence of Emma Bailey and Margaret Bailey Speer, both Bryn Mawr College alumnae. This collection, which dates from 1802 to 1982, contains letters, diaries, speeches, publications, awards, and photographs, although the vast majority of the material is the letters between family members.
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Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]
1802-1982
(Bulk: 1883-1943)
Creator:
Speer Family
Extent: 39 linear feet
The Speer Family papers represent four generations of that family, with the bulk of material attributed to the last two generations, especially Robert Elliott Speer and his wife and three of his five children: Emma Bailey, Elliott, Margaret Bailey, and William Speer. The family was active in the Presbyterian Church, serving that institution in a variety of different capacities. The children, in addition to their religious roles, held prominent positions in academic administration. The family’s papers primarily consist of the personal papers of the family, although they also contain the professional correspondence of Emma Bailey and Margaret Bailey Speer, both Bryn Mawr College alumnae. This collection, which dates from 1802 to 1982, contains letters, diaries, speeches, publications, awards, and photographs, although the vast majority of the material is the letters between family members. (View full finding aid.)
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Speer Family papers
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Speer Family
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39 linear feet
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1802-1982
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1883-1943
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The Speer Family papers represent four generations of that family, with the bulk of material attributed to the last two generations, especially Robert Elliott Speer and his wife and three of his five children: Emma Bailey, Elliott, Margaret Bailey, and William Speer. The family was active in the Presbyterian Church, serving that institution in a variety of different capacities. The children, in addition to their religious roles, held prominent positions in academic administration. The family’s papers primarily consist of the personal papers of the family, although they also contain the professional correspondence of Emma Bailey and Margaret Bailey Speer, both Bryn Mawr College alumnae. This collection, which dates from 1802 to 1982, contains letters, diaries, speeches, publications, awards, and photographs, although the vast majority of the material is the letters between family members.
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Bryn Mawr College [Contact Us]
1896-1989
(Bulk: 1896-1930)
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de Laguna, Theodore, 1876-1930
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
Theodore de Laguna (1876-1930) was a professor of philosophy at Bryn Mawr College for 23 years and an author. The Theodore de Laguna collection, dating from 1896 to 1989, contains diverse writings and annotated books by de Laguna. This collection focuses mainly on de Laguna's manuscripts, off prints, and poetry, but also contains original musical arrangements, annotated works by others, and correspondence regarding de Laguna's death in 1930. (View full finding aid.)
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Theodore de Laguna collection
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de Laguna, Theodore, 1876-1930
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3.5 linear feet
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1896-1989
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1896-1930
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Theodore de Laguna (1876-1930) was a professor of philosophy at Bryn Mawr College for 23 years and an author. The Theodore de Laguna collection, dating from 1896 to 1989, contains diverse writings and annotated books by de Laguna. This collection focuses mainly on de Laguna's manuscripts, off prints, and poetry, but also contains original musical arrangements, annotated works by others, and correspondence regarding de Laguna's death in 1930.
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