Marjorie Adams papers
Scope and Contents
The Marjorie Adams papers consist of Fifteen line-a-day diaries (five year line-a-day), 1919-89, uninterrupted, some of which include photographs, clippings, and memorabilia. Among the entries are discussions of student life at Smith College in the 1920s. After 1946, the entries were written in French.
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Dates of Materials
- Adams, Marjorie, 1900-1994 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Marjorie Adams graduated from Smith College in 1922, studied at Wellesley 1923-29, and earned her M.A. from Middlebury College in 1932. She worked as assistant to the principal in Rochester, VT, 1922-23 and as assistant director of physical education at the Burnham School (Greenfield, Mass.), 1924-55. Adams taught at Iowa State Teachers' College as an instructor, 1926-28 and as a professor, 1929-31. She was also an assistant at Wellesley, 1928-29. From 1932 on, she worked as a high school French teacher in Burlington, VT. Adams was an avid skier and hiker and a member of the Green Mountain Club.
0.438 linear feet (1 container)
Teacher, high school French; Traveler. Fifteen line-a-day diaries, 1919-89. Among the entries are discussions of student life at Smith College in the 1920s.
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