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Dorothea Warren O'Hara scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SSC-MS-00293

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of magazine and newspaper articles about O'Hara and her pottery.

Dates of Materials

  • 1910 - 1973


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection may be governed by copyright. 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. 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.

Biographical Note

Artist Dorothea Warren O'Hara was born in Malta Bend, Missouri to Sarah Ann (Hoover) Warren and Samuel Thurman Warren on August 31, 1873. She studied art in Munich for two years, then at Columbia University, at the New York School of Clay Working and Ceramics, and at the Royal College of Art in London. She married William O'Hara on May 10, 1905. She founded the Apple Tree Lane Pottery in Darien, Connecticut and managed it for many years. She also wrote special articles for the Ladies'Home Journal on art subjects. She was awarded a gold medal at the Panama-Pacific Exposition in 1915. Her works are on permanent display in the Metropolitan Museum in New York and the Museum of the Cranbrook Foundation in Bloomfield, Michigan, and she is also represented in numerous private collections. She was a member of the National Society of Craftsmen, The National Arts Club, the Pen and Brush Club of New York, the Pen Women of America, and the Atlantic Society of Chicago. O'Hara's died May 1972.


1.5 linear feet (1 container)

Language of Materials



Collection contains a scrapbook of magazine and newspaper clippings about artist Dorthea Wareen O'Hara and her pottery.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was gifted by Dorthea Warren O'Hara in 1966.

Finding aid to the Dorothea Warren O'Hara scrapbook
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Madison White
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2017-07-26T17:48:24-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.
  • 2018-10-11: Updated to conform to DACS

Repository Details

Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063