Cecelia M. Kenyon papers
Scope and Contents
The Cecelia M. Kenyon papers are made up primarily of Dr. Kenyon's professional papers including research materials, notes and drafts of writing projects as well as planning and resource materials for her classes at Smith.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1940 - 2005
- Kenyon, Dr. Cecelia, 1923-1990 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.
Conditions Governing Use
Smith College retains copyright of materials created as part of its business operations; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. 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. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Smith College, 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
Cecelia M. Kenyon was a professor of government at Smith College for 36 years. In 1966 Dr. Kenyon edited The Anti-Federalists, a collection of writings attacking the dominant faction at the founding of the United States. A native of Gainesville, Ga., Dr. Kenyon was a graduate of Oberlin College and held master's and doctorate degrees from Radcliffe. She joined the Smith faculty in 1948 and was named Charles N. Clark Professor of Government in 1969. She died in Northampton in 1990 at the age of 67.
5.417 linear feet (5 containers)
Language of Materials
Cecelia M. Kenyon was a professor of government at Smith College for 36 years. The Cecelia M. Kenyon papers are made up primarily of Dr. Kenyon's professional papers including annotated books and other research materials, notes and drafts of writing projects, and planning and resource materials for her classes at Smith.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by the family of Cecelia M. Kenyon in 1990.
- Finding aid to Cecelia M. Kenyon papers
- Minimum Finding Aid (Completed)
- Ellice Yasner Amanna
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