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Marion O. Robinson research materials for her book Eight Women of the YWCA

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00612

Scope and Contents

Primarily research materials for her book, EIGHT WOMEN OF THE YWCA (1966) about Grace Hoadley Dodge, Mabel Cratty, Emma Bailey Speer, Mary Billings French, Vera Scott Cushman, Martha Boyden Finley, Florence Simms, and Theresa Wilbur Paist.

Dates

  • 1960 - 1968

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

Conditions Governing Access

Until we move into New Neilson in early 2021, collections are stored in multiple locations and may take up to 48 hours to retrieve. Researchers are strongly encouraged to contact Special Collections (specialcollections@smith.edu) at least a week in advance of any planned visits so that boxes may be retrieved for them in a timely manner.

Conditions Governing Use

To the extent that she owns copyright, Marion O. Robinson has retained copyright in her works donated to Smith College. 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 those few instances beyond fair use, or which may regard materials in the collection not created by Marion O. Robinson, 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

Marion O. Robinson was born May 21, 1909 in Kingston, PA. She received a B.A. in English from Goucher College in 1937 and a graduate degree at Columbia University School of Social Work in 1941. She served on the National YWCA Board as a communications editor from 1964-1975.

Extent

0.25 linear feet (1 box.)

Overview

Marion O. Robinson served on the National YWCA Board as a communications editor from 1964-1975. This collection contains research materials for her book, EIGHT WOMEN OF THE YWCA (1966) about Grace Hoadley Dodge, Mabel Cratty, Emma Bailey Speer, Mary Billings French, Vera Scott Cushman, Martha Boyden Finley, Florence Simms, and Theresa Wilbur Paist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Removed from YWCA records.

Processing Information

This collection has not been processed, in the sense that archival arrangement and description beyond creating minimal box lists has not been done. The arrangement and description of materials may change in the future as iterative processing occurs. Researchers are encouraged to document their citations with this in mind.
Title
Finding aid to the Marion O. Robinson research materials for her book Eight Women of the YWCA
Status
Minimum Finding Aid (Completed)
Author
Sylvia Hickman
Date
2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2017-07-26T17:48:24-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Young Library
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton MA 01063