Anna Hempstead Branch papers
Scope and Contents
Dates of Materials
- Branch, Anna Hempstead (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Branch was known for her philanthropy, particularly in support of Chrstodora House, a New York City settlement house. She created the Poet’s Guild whose members, including Robert Frost and Sara Teasdale, taught classes there. Branch died of cancer in 1937 at the age of 62.
12.188 linear feet (19 containers)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Additional papers to the Branch collection were donated by Caroline M. Fuller (Smith College Class of 1895) in 1945; by Mrs. Richard Mansfield in 1945; by the Smith College Class of 1897 in 1944, and by Caroline R. Wing (possibly Smith College Class of 1896) in 1948.
Other additions were contributed by Ruth Newcomb, 1952-1959, and Winifred G. Whiton (Smith College Class of 1921), 1958.
- Finding Aid to Anna Hempstead Branch papers
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- 2020-02-03: Imported legacy inventory.
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