Jane Dupree Richardson papers
Scope and Contents
The Jane Dupree Richardson Papers consist of the personal papers of Richardson and her family. They also include the professional papers of Richardson, including diaries (original and photocopies) and financial and business material related to her "Women's Diaries Newsletter." The collection contains two boxes of diaries by socialite and traveler Katrin Vietor. There are also materials pertaining to the National Icarian Heritage Society, the Amish community, and the 2006 Pennsylvania schoolhouse shootings.
Dates of Materials
- 1768 - 2010
- Richardson, Jane DuPree (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use with the following restrictions on access: Journals and personal correspondence dated after Sept 1, 1957 are to be closed until Jan 1, 2050 or during the lifetimes of her children, whichever comes first. "These materials can be consulted only with the written consent of my children."
Conditions Governing Use
To the extent that she owns copyright, Richardson has assigned the copyright in her works to Smith College; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Richardson, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.
Jane Dupree Richardson was born December 14, 1930. She received her B.A. in modern languages from the University of Georgia in 1951 and an M.A. in French from Columbia University in 1965. She served in the United States Naval Reserve, (1952-57), working with the Office of Naval Intelligence (1952-54), and NATO (1955-57). She self published "Annotated Bibliography of Published Women's Diaries" in 1977 and was editor/publisher of "Women's Diaries, a Quarterly Newsletter." Richardson is also a free-lance writer, editor and translator.
59.813 linear feet (56 containers)
Language of Materials
Jane Dupree Richardson is a free-lance writer, editor, translator, and editor/publisher of "Annotated Bibliography of Published Women's Diaries" in 1977 and of "Women's Diaries, a Quarterly Newsletter." The collection consist of personal and professional papers of Richardson, including diaries (original and photocopies) and financial and business material related to her "Women's Diaries Newsletter." The collection contains two boxes of diaries by socialite and traveler Katrin Vietor.
This collection has been added to over time in multiple "accessions." An accession is a group of materials received from the same source at approximately the same time.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated by Jane DuPree Richardson, 1999-2013.
Between September 2022 and February 2023, Smith College Special Collections renumbered many boxes to eliminate duplicate numbers within collections in order to improve researcher experience. A full crosswalk of old to new numbers is available.
- Richardson, Jane DuPree (Person)
- Finding Aid to the Jane Dupree Richardson papers
- Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
- Madison White
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- 2017-07-26T17:48:24-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.
- 2018-12-14: Updated to conform to DACS
- 2018-12-21: Finding aid updated to current standards and published
- 2019-01-03: Finding aid updated to current standards and item level listing unpublished
- 2021-07-28: Content description added from accession inventory
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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