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Sidney Baldwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00010

Scope and Contents

The Sidney Baldwin papers include correspondence and clippings from the Democratic and Republican Conventions of 1952 and the Pan-American press tour of 1954, as well as a 1912 movie scenario.

Dates

  • 1912 - 1954

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

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

Sidney Baldwin (1885-1978) was born in Peoria, IL. She began her career in 1898 writing for the Peoria Star, which was founded by her father, Eugene F. Baldwin. Later, she became a drama critic and wrote the column "In My Opinion" for the Star. Baldwin also wrote for the Ladies' Home Journal, was a commentator on radio progams, and wrote several books (including two on Maine life) and articles. She served as vice president of the Journal-Star and was a regular columnist for the Maine Boothbay Register.

Extent

0.208 linear feet (1 container)

Overview

Sidney Baldwin was a journalist, author, radio broadcaster, theater critic, and columnist. The collection contains correspondence and clippings from the Democratic and Republican Conventions of 1952 and the Pan-American press tour of 1954, as well as a 1912 movie scenario.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.
Title
Finding aid to the Sidney Baldwin papers
Status
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Date
© 2005
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Revision Statements

  • 07/26/2017: This resource was modified by the ArchivesSpace Preprocessor developed by the Harvard Library (https://github.com/harvard-library/archivesspace-preprocessor)
  • 2017-07-26T17:48:13-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.
  • 2019-03-19: Added container listing and updated finding aid.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
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