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Fannie Clement papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00643

Scope and Contents

The papers include correspondence, reports, papers, and pamphlets relating to Clement's administration of the American Red Cross rural nursing program in Appalachia, circa 1912-1917, and various of accounts of her visits to impoverished communities in that area. There is also correspondence from Clement to her family while working with the Smith College Relief Unit in Grécourt, France, after World War I (1919).

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Dates

  • 1912-1941

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection with the following caveat: 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 (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

The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to the unpublished works created by Fannie Clement in this collection. Copyright to materials authored by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Biographical / Historical

Fannie Fletcher Clement was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, circa 1881, the daughter of Maria Edwards and Dr. George Clement. She graduated from Smith College in 1903. Her father advised her not to become a doctor because it was "too difficult for a woman" so she became a nurse instead and worked for a number of years with the American Red Cross and was director of the ARC Town and Country Nursing Service in rural Appalachia, including Eastern Kentucky, circa 1912-17. In 1919, Clement joined the Smith College Relief Unit in Grecourt, France. In the 1930s she lived in Pelham, New Hampshire. In 1949 she retired to Florida where she died in 1950.

Extent

1 boxes (.5 linear feet)

Overview

WWI relief worker; Nurse. The papers include correspondence, reports, papers, and pamphlets relating to Clement's administration of the American Red Cross rural nursing program in Appalachia, circa 1912-1917, and various of accounts of her visits to impoverished communities in that area. There is also correspondence from Clement to her family while working with the Smith College Relief Unit in Grécourt, France, after World War I (1919).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Fannie Clement Papers were donated to the Sophia Smith Collection by Thomas Greene in 2009.

Processing Information

Accessioned by Burd Schlessinger, July 2009
Title
Fannie Clement papers
Subtitle
Finding Aid
Date
2012
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

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)
  • 2017-07-26T17:48:21-04:00: This record was migrated from InMagic DB Textworks to ArchivesSpace.

Repository Details

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

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