Vassar College Digital Library
Subject

Women authors, American

Guide to the Alma Lutz Collection of English and American Women
Authors, 1801-1876

Collection Title
Alma Lutz Collection of English and
American Women Authors
Creator
Abstract
A collection of handwritten letters,
formal notes, autographs, poetry, short writings, and lithograph portraits of
prominent nineteenth-century women authors, including Maria Edgeworth, Caroline L.
Herschel, Hannah More, Lydia Huntley Sigourney, and Lady Emmeline Stuart
Wortley.
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Guide to the Anna Davis Hallowell Papers, approximately 1883

Collection Title
Anna Davis Hallowell Papers
Abstract
Three manuscripts: one from the book she edited on her maternal grandparents, , published in 1884; one undated manuscript article on Lydia Maria Child; and one address read before the Medford Women's Club on James and Lucretia Mott.
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Guide to the Autograph Files, 1669-1995

Collection Title
Autograph Files
Abstract
Letters with some manuscripts,
speeches, poems, and other items, primarily resulting from an official connection
with Vassar College, written by Vassar students, faculty or staff, or by persons of historical
and cultural significance.
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Guide to the Caroline Bird Papers, 1915-1995

Collection Title
Caroline Bird Papers
Abstract
Papers include manuscripts, galley
proofs, correspondence, speeches, chronological files, and subject files relating to
her publications. There are also subject files on women's issues such as affirmative
action, the Equal Rights Amendment, business opportunities, marriage, minority
women, women in education, employment, women in the Army, and health.
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Guide to the Charlotte Brate Papers, 1932-1963

Collection Title
Charlotte Brate Papers
Abstract
Undated manuscripts of her stories and other writings including text and sketches for THE JOY FAMILY; and clippings, correspondence, and pamphlets concerning her writing, her art, her anti-war poetry, peace demonstrations and letter writing campaigns, and other pacifist concerns, 1932-1963.
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Guide to the Cornelia Morse Raymond Papers, 1819-1952 (bulk 1876-1952)

Collection Title
Cornelia Morse Raymond Papers
Abstract
Materials relating to Raymond's life as the daughter of a Vassar College president, a Vassar student, administrator of the College, and unofficial historian. Also included is information about the years she spent as a grade school teacher.
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Guide to the Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers, 1792-1981 (bulk 1839-1899)

Collection Title
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers
Abstract
The collection contains material related to Elizabeth Cady Stanton's work for women's suffrage, abolition, temperance, and other social causes. Includes family and professional correspondence, biographical and autobigraphical material, transcripts of her speeches, and photographs. Also includes material by others, such as her daughter, Margaret Stanton Lawrence, about the women's movement and Stanton's life and career.
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Guide to the Eva March Tappan Papers, 1881-1925

Collection Title
Eva March Tappan Papers
Abstract
Material relating to Tappan's work as a children's book author. Also includes some of her artwork, items relating to her time at Vassar College, and other biographical material.
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Guide to the Grace Weston Allen Hogarth Papers, approximately 1976

Collection Title
Grace Weston Allen Hogarth Papers,
Abstract
Typescripts, illustrations, and proof copy of her book published in 1976; three chapters from an unpublished autobiography; and a bibliography of her work.
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Guide to the Jeanne R. Lowe Papers, circa 1941-1972

Collection Title
Jeanne R. Lowe Papers
Creator
Abstract
The collection consists of journalist and educator Jeanne R. Lowe's correspondence, writings, notes, and substantial research materials pertaining to urban renewal, urban housing, the role of women in the sciences, race, public housing, and community planning in the United States. Specific cities covered include New York, New Haven, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Miami, Sunnyvale (CA), Chicago, Rochester, and Washington, D.C.. Writings include drafts of Lowe's book (1967), as well as numerous other publications written for the Ford Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and other non-governmental organizations. Also included are personal and professional materials related to Lowe's life and career, including her work with academic organizations as a lecturer and organizer for Goucher College, Vassar College, and New York University.
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Guide to the Julia Augusta Schwartz Papers, 1899-1953

Collection Title
Julia Augusta Schwartz Papers
Abstract
Material relating primarily to Schwartz's writing but also her Vassar College education and other aspects of her personal life.
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Guide to the Louise Imogen Guiney Papers, 1884-1979 (bulk 1884-1921)

Collection Title
Louise Imogen Guiney Papers
Abstract
Papers consist mostly of correspondence concerning her personal and literary interests, including her original letters to Mary H. Rollins, Elkin Mathews, and others, 1887-1919; photocopies of her letters to Annie Adams Fields (Mrs. James T. Fields) and to Sarah Orne Jewett, 1884-1914; and microfilm copy of her letters in the Library of Congress and the Huntington Library. Other items include biographical and bibliographic materials; copies of Guiney's published works; microfilm copy of a dissertation on Guiney by Mary Murphy, 1939; and correspondence about Guiney between Vassar and Immaculate Heart College, 1979.
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Guide to the Mary Augusta Scott Papers, approximately 1870-1917

Collection Title
Mary Augusta Scott Papers
Abstract
Correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, journals and photographs relating to Scott's personal life and professional life as an author and professor of English at Smith College.
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Guide to the Mitchell Kennerley Papers, 1898-1934

Collection Title
Mitchell Kennerley Papers
Abstract
Materials from his work on behalf of writers including Randolph G. Adams, Zoe Atkins, Arnold Bennett, Dorothy Beall Cunningham, Bliss Carman, Max Eastman, Frank Harris, Alfred A. Knopf, D.H. Lawrence, Christopher Morley, and Edna St. Vincent Millay.
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Guide to the Natalie Davis Spingarn Papers, approximately 1963

Collection Title
Natalie Davis Spingarn Papers
Abstract
Manuscript of Spingarn's book, , published in 1963.
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Guide to the Rosetta Shear Clarkson Papers, 1904-1956

Collection Title
Rosetta Shear Clarkson Papers
Abstract
Photographs, clippings, manuscripts, correspondence, and scrapbooks relating to Clarkson's study and cultivation of herbs.
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Guide to the Ruth Fitch Mason Papers, 1908-1962

Collection Title
Ruth Fitch Mason Papers
Abstract
Material relating to Mason's work as a writer and literary agent as well as more personal material regarding her family, friends, marriage and education. Includes, professional and personal correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, postcards, and biographical information; and Eliot F. Bartlett's correspondence and notes regarding these papers.
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Guide to the Ruth Robinson Carroll Papers, 1913-1962

Collection Title
Ruth Robinson Carroll Papers
Abstract
Memory book of Ruth Robinson, 1913-1918; drawings, sketches, and manuscript drafts of Ruth and Latrobe Carroll's children's books, 1934-1962, including , , , , and ; and drafts and published versions of the article "Through the World of Silence," 1950.
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Guide to the Sondra Spatt Olsen Papers, 1940-2013

Collection Title
Sondra Spatt Olsen Papers
Abstract
The papers of Sondra Spatt Olsen range from 1940-2013 and include business records, correspondence, journals, notebooks, manuscripts, typescripts, clippings and ephemera. The majority of manuscripts and typescripts include notations by the author, her peers, editors and publishers. Personal and professional files document the author’s management of her writing career spanning over six decades.
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