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Burton, Marion Le Roy, 1874-1925


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Vance Churchill Papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00079

Professor of Fine Arts. Collection contains biographical material, correspondence, material related to museum and art collecting, publications, and teaching materials.

Dates of Materials: 1828 - 1965

Ethel Hale Freeman Papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00058

Alumnae, Instructor, drama. Collection contains correspondence, materials related to Lend-a-Hand Dramatic Club, class notes, plays, photographs, and memorabilia.

Dates of Materials: 1882 - 1960

John Morton Greene papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00080

Pastor of Sophia Smith, generally regarded as the originator of the idea of founding Smith College as a college for women. Papers contain biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, recollections, journals, manuscripts, photographs, and published works. There are also articles and clippings pertaining to his life, Sophia Smith, and the early history and founding of Smith College.

Dates of Materials: 1833 - 1997

Laurenus Clark Seelye papers

Identifier: CA-MS-00001
Abstract Laurenus Clark Seelye was the first president of Smith College. His papers contain biographical material, correspondence, sermons, speeches, lectures, publications, photographs and family papers of Henrietta Chapin Seelye. Correspondents include President Marion LeRoy Burton, Harry Norman Gardiner, Arthur L. Gillett, John M. Greene, Mary Augusta Jordan, William H. Lanning, Alice (Lord) Parsons, Herbert A. Wilder, Andrew Carnegie, President William McKinley, and John D. Rockefeller, Jr, among...
Dates of Materials: 1820 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1875-1924

Letter from Marion Le Roy Burton (1874-1925) to Mrs. Samuel F. Clarke, 1915-12-03

 Item — Box 1408: [Barcode: 310183630220142], Folder: 21
Scope and Contents

President Burton is glad that Clarke (Elizabeth Crocker Lawrence) has agreed to help President Seelye by writing a chapter on student life for his book about the early history of Smith College. Burton discusses logistics of Clarke's travel and expenses, which will be covered by the college.

Dates of Materials: 1915-12-03

Letter from Marion Le Roy Burton to John T. Stoddard, 1915-06

 Item — Box 1408: [Barcode: 310183630220142], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

A "nonsense letter written at the request of Florence Jackson '93 as a part of the Colloquium fun at '95's 20th reunion." The letter chastizes Professor Stoddard for not seeing to the needs of the college during his sabbatical.

Dates of Materials: 1915-06

Office of the President Marion Le Roy Burton files

Identifier: CA-MS-00009

Marion LeRoy Burton was the second president of Smith College and later president of the University of Minnesota and the University of Michigan. This collection contains correspondence, publications, sermons, photographs, and press articles.

Dates of Materials: 1874 - 1941