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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

  • Creation: 1904-1934


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research 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 / 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