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Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00008

Scope and Contents

The Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon papers (1904-33) consist of manuscripts, biographical material, and a plaster medallion of Mary Augusta Jordon done by Alice Morgan Wright.

Dates of Materials

  • 1904-1934


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

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 ( 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

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Biographical / Historical

Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon (1876-1961) was a member of the Class of 1898 at Smith College. She was a writer who made the point of having female protagonists. She wrote a series of juvenile mysteries and also wrote on "women's issues" and women's roles.


1.104 linear feet (3 containers)

Language of Materials



Author. Small collection of manuscripts, biographical material, and memorabilia.
Josephine Dodge Daskam Bacon papers
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Revision Statements

  • 07/26/2017: This resource was modified by the ArchivesSpace Preprocessor developed by the Harvard Library (
  • 2017-07-26T17:48:13-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.
  • 2019-07-09: Added container list to ASpace.

Repository Details

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

Neilson Library
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063