Florence Hemenway Wells papers
Scope and Contents
Papers contain diaries, reports, notes, clippings, financial records, legal documents, correspondence, church programs, publications, and memorabilia. Included are notes, diary entries, reports, and other documentation of church activities and charities in the Brattleboro, Vermont area.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1920-1965
- Wells, Florence Hemenway (Person)
Language of Materials
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
Florence Wells was born in 1878 and served as the local agent for the Thomas Thompson Trust in Brattleboro, Vermont from 1921 to the early 1960s. The Trust was founded in 1907 to provide assistance for poor and working class women. TTT sought to prevent illness among working women and their families through public health programs, and dispensed small amounts of money to the women in the form of loans. Wells was also very active in the Congregational Church in Brattleboro. She died in 1967.
1.083 linear feet (1 container)
Local agent for the Thomas Thompson Trust (Brattleboro, VT). Diaries, reports, notes, clippings, financial records, legal documents, correspondence, church programs, publications, and memorabilia documentating church activities and charities in the Brattleboro, Vermont area.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by William B. Tyler, 1995.
Separated from the Thomas Thompson Trust records in 2002.
Genre / Form
- Florence Hemenway Wells papers
- Finding Aid
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 07/26/2017: This resource was modified by the ArchivesSpace Preprocessor developed by the Harvard Library (https://github.com/harvard-library/archivesspace-preprocessor)
- 2017-07-26T17:48:18-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063