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Dodge, Grace H. (Grace Hoadley), 1856-1914

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1856 May 21 - 1914 December 27

Biography

Occupations: Social welfare worker; Philanthropist; Educator.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Grace Hoadley Dodge papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00603
Abstract

Social welfare worker, Philanthropist, Educator. Papers are primarily related to her professional and public life and primarily include biographical writings about Grace Dodge and clipping scrapbooks containing articles by Grace Dodge and about her activities and concerns (1882-1914). The scrapbooks focus on Dodge's efforts on behalf of "working girls" in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century urban areas.

Dates of Materials: 1882-1995; Majority of material found within 1882-1915

National Board members, circa 1885-1915

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 116, microdex: 9
Scope and Contents Documents collected to memorialize Grace Hoadley Dodge, first president of the National Board of the YWCA of the U.S.A. A collection of correspondence and writing during her time with the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its predecessor organizations provide an overview of her work for women. Ms. Dodge made a great impact on the lives of many women as demonstrated by the many letters of sympathy and records of resolutions passed in her honor. Other documents include programs of memorial held in her...
Dates of Materials: circa 1885-1915