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Elizabeth Jane Hellebush papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-00356

Scope and Contents

This collection contains primarily letters written by "Betty Jane" to her family (namely her father Charles K. Hellebush, her mother Christine, and her brother Blair). A dedicated correspondent, the collection includes daily and weekly correspondence from the entirety of her first, second, and fourth year at Smith, as well as of her tour of Europe in the summer of 1928. The collection also contains a few letters received by the Hellebush family from other correspondents and assorted newspaper clippings pertaining to Betty Jane.

Index to Letters

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
08/06/1928, 08/08/1928
Anti-Semitism
09/26/1926, 10/03/1926, 10/05/1926, 01/15/1927, 01/20/1927, 05/27/1927, 10/06/1927, 05/26/1928
Balls, Dances, and Social Events
02/17/1927, 03/05/1927, 01/22/1928, 01/30/1928, 02/12/1928, 02/15/1928, 02/17/1928, 02/21/1928, 05/23/1928, 05/26/1928, 01/19/1930, 02/07/1930, 02/13/1930, 02/19/1930, 02/25/1930, 03/06/1930, 03/10/1930, 05/17/1930
Belgium
08/01/1928, 08/02/1928, 08/08/1928
Berlin, Germany
07/29/1928, 08/01/1928
Budapest, Hungary
07/05/1928
Career
05/20/1928, 10/01/1928, 10/15/1929, 10/16/1929, 10/26/1929, 11/29/1929, 12/11/1929, 01/17/1930, 02/03/1930, 02/07/1930, 02/09/1930, 02/19/1930, 02/25/1930, 02/27/1930, 03/06/1930, 03/12/1930, 03/16/1930, 04/01/1930, 04/09/1930, 04/11/1930, 04/15/1930, 04/16/1930
Carlisle, United Kingdom
08/20/1928
Class
10/14/1926, 01/15/1927, 10/19/1927, 11/06/1927
Cologne, Germany
07/31/1928
Commencement
10/01/1929, 01/14/1930, 05/23/1930, 05/27/1930, 06/01/1930, 06/03/1930
Dating
1926-1930
Dresden, Germany
07/26/1928
German Club
11/13/1927, 11/14/1927, 11/25/1927, 12/04/1927, 12/08/1927, 01/22/1928, 02/19/1928, 05/17/1928
Grades
1926-1930
Grasmere, United Kingdom
08/20/1928
International Relations Club
10/25/1926, 10/19/1927, 05/17/1928, 05/23/1928, 12/08/1929, 01/14/1930, 02/13/1930, 03/06/1930
Jordan House
1926-1930
Lemington, United Kingdom
08/14/1928
London, United Kingdom
02/02/1928, 08/14/1928
Mountain Day
10/14/1926, 10/11/1926, 10/14/1927, 10/06/1929, 10/08/1929
Nuremburg, Germany
07/09/1928, 07/15/1928
Paris, France
06/26/1928, 07/01/1928, 17/02/1928, 07/04/1928, 07/09/1928
Phi Beta
05/17/1928, 05/20/1928, 10/06 /1929, 01/19/1930, 02/19/1930, 02/21/1930, 03/14/1930, 03/15/1930, 03/16/1930, 04/13/1930, 04/15/1930
President William Allen Neilson
10/14/1926, 10/28/1926
Racism
10/26/1927, 12/11/1927, 05/28/1927
Rally Day
02/06/1927, 02/20/1927, 02/23/1927, 02/19/1930
Telescopium
05/17/1927, 05/27/1927, 01/22/1928, 04/20/1928, 05/20/1928, 05/06/1928, 05/17/1928
Town-Gown Relations
11/10/1926, 04/21/1927, 11/06/1927, 01/29/1928
Transferring Colleges
01/29/1928, 01/30/1928, 02/01/1928, 02/03/1928, 02/17/1928, 02/21/1928, 01/22/1928
Vacation
1926-1930
Vienna, Austria
07/19/1928, 07/20/1928
Weight
09/26/1926, 09/29/1929, 10/03/1926, 10/05/1926, 10/10/1926, 10/14/1926, 10/20/1926, 10/25/1926, 10/28/1926, 11/01/1926, 02/17/1927, 02/20/1927, 10/02/1927, 05/26/1928, 08/14/1928, 10/06/1929, 10/10/1929, 12/01/1929, 12/16/1929, 12/08/1929, 01/19/1930
Windermere, United Kingdom
08/20/1928
Women's Rights
11/01/1926, 01/28/1927, 02/23/1927

Dates of Materials

  • 1926 - 1930

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The records are open for research according to the regulations of the Smith College Archives without any additional restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

To the extent that she owns copyright, Prudence King has assigned the copyright of Elizabeth Jane Hellebush's works to Smith College; 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 Elizabeth Jane Hellebush, 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

Elizabeth Hellebush, Class of 1930, was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She worked for the New York Daily News until her marriage to MacLellan E. King in 1934. Hellebush lived in New York, Washington DC and Chicago. She moved to Boston after the death of her husband in 1966 and died on January 27, 1980 at Phillips House in Boston.

Extent

0.875 linear feet (2 containers)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

These papers contain letters between Elizabeth Jane Hellebush and the Hellebush family as well as other correspondence, along with some newspaper clippings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Elizabeth Jane Hellebush papers were donated to the College Archives by Prudence King in June 2010.

Processing Information

Please note that prior to 2018, folder inventories were not always updated when new material was added to the collection. As a result, folder inventories may not be complete and folder numbers may be incorrect.

Title
Finding aid to Elizabeth Jane Hellebush papers
Status
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Author
Finding aid prepared by Audrey Sellers, Ellice Amanna
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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)
  • 12/07/18: Finding aid updated with barcodes, locations, notes

Repository Details

Part of the Smith College Archives Repository

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