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Family -- United States -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Beal Baker Hyde papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00544
Overview Psychiatric social worker, Social work educator. The Papers primarily date from 1914 to 1972 and focus on Hyde's life after graduation from the Smith College School of Social Work, her marriage to Mark Hyde, their divorce, her life as a single mother, her early career as a psychiatric social worker, and retirement. Comprised mostly of extensive family correspondence, as well as correspondence dealing with her experiences as a social worker at state hospitals in Boston and Detroit, circa 1919 to...
Dates of Materials: 1897-1972

Alice Gorton Hart papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00227
Overview Poet and teacher. Primarily personal journals and notebooks, with inserts, dated from 1948 to 1988. Her undergraduate life at Smith is well documented. Materials from student life at Smith in the 1950s are included. Later journals document her marriage, friendships, and close relationship with her mother. Among the subjects she explored were poetry, women's spirituality, dreams, and the feminist movement. There are also poems and writings and a letter from Aldous Huxley.
Dates of Materials: 1948-1988

Anne Morrow Lindbergh papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00682
Overview Author; Poet; Aviator. Papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, photographs, memorabila, scrapbooks, and printed materials. The writings series includes notes, manuscript drafts, galley proofs, published works, correspondence, reviews, clippings, and other materials collected by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Charles Lindbergh, family members, and editors during the composition of AML's works, especially North to the Orient, Gift...
Dates of Materials: 1892-1993

Betty Carter papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00506
Overview The Betty Carter Papers consist primarily of Carter's writings, as an authority on the subject of family and marriage therapy, about marriage, divorce and remarriage, and family dynamics.
Dates of Materials: 1968-2003

Brown family papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630043387]
Identifier: SSC-MS-00216
Overview The Brown Family Papers document the personal life of Kate Brown and William T. Brown while living in New York City, on the Jekyll Island estate of the Macys, and in China in the early 20th century.
Dates of Materials: 1917-1935

Carol Waldron diaries and legal documents

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00483
Overview Carol Waldron (1925-2007) was a mother of four who divorced her husband, became self-sufficient, and was active in the Lexington, Massachusetts branch of the National Organization for Women (NOW) in the 1970s. She was also diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1966. This collection consists primarily of her personal diaries, which are extraordinary both for their completeness and their candor about Waldron's life and feelings.
Dates of Materials: 1915 - 2002

Curtis-Iselin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00675
Overview Artist; Journalist; Military spouse; Photographer; Sculptor. The papers primarily concern Sally Curtis and Lewis Iselin, but there is also considerable material and research pertaining to their friends and family. Biographical material spans from their childhoods to later years, featuring correspondence, clippings, and photographs about their personal and professional lives, including Sally Iselin's publishing career. Correspondence comprises the largest set of documents, dating from 1933 to...
Dates of Materials: 1904-2000; Majority of material found within 1935-45

Cynthia Propper Seton papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00142
Overview Author. Papers consist primarily of typescripts of Seton's columns, essays, and novels; biographical material; detailed correspondence; and a few photographs. Major themes addressed in the papers are Smith College; the city of Northampton; the social movements of the 1960s (especially the women's movement); the impact of feminism on middle-aged women; and writing.
Dates of Materials: 1946-1982

Dorothy Dushkin papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00243
Overview Composer and co-founder of music schools. Musical scores and recordings make up a large portion of the collection. Dushkin's diaries, kept from age 15 to 84, are highly detailed and personal and reflect a dual life as professional composer and family caretaker. Winnetka and Kinhaven music schools are documented by correspondence, writings, and photographs. Correspondents include Jessie Lloyd O'Connor, Caroline Bedell Thomas, and musician Nadia Boulanger.
Dates of Materials: 1906-1989

Edith Mae Shaw Racine papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00731
Overview The collection contains personal papers of Edith May Shaw Racine, a homemaker and mother in Maine, that include letters from Racine to her daughter, Doris Racine McLelland, family genealogy and photographs. The frequent letters Edith wrote to her daughter Doris over almost four decades provide a glimpse into family life during the first half of the twentieth century, mother/daughter relationships, and the impact of the Great Depression on ordinary people.
Dates of Materials: 1911 - 2013

Elisabeth Luce Moore papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00225
Overview Journalist; Editor; Trustee, State University of New York; YWCA official; and International relations specialist. Papers include an scrapbooks; oral history; correspondence; photographs and clippings; travel files from trips to Asia, Europe, Australia, and China; speeches and writings; and files pertaining to organizations concerned with international relations, education, and international development, among them the Young Women's Christion Association and SUNY.
Dates of Materials: 1928 - 1989

Ernestine Gilbreth Carey collection regarding Lillian Moller Gilbreth

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00374
Overview Biographical collection of Lillian Moller Gilbreth, industrial engineer, assembled by her daughter Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. In addition to industrial engineering, Gilbreth and her husband published and lectured extensively on the subject of motion saving techniques and worker efficiency with respect to both physical ability and psychological variables. Family material reflects the unique Gilbreth method of child-rearing. The bulk of the family correspondence is with Gilbreth's third daughter,...
Dates of Materials: 1860 - 1999

Ernestine Gilbreth Carey papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00028
Overview This collection is comprised of materials relating to the personal and professional life of Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, author of Cheaper by the Dozen, Belles on their Toes, and other novels. Carey was a fervent supporter of public libraries, active in the anti-censorship group, Right to Read, Inc., and a Smith College trustee from 1967 to 1972.
Dates of Materials: 1915-2005

Florence Ada Cross Boughton papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00457
Overview Pianist; Musician. Scrapbooks contain many photographs, memorabilia, clippings and biographical and genealogical information; correspondence, including letters written while the Boughtons lived in China from 1913 to 1915; and diaries, including Florence Ada Cross's diary from 1901, when she was 15.
Dates of Materials: 1883-1982; Majority of material found within 1900-1920

Fosdick family papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00305
Overview The collection contains the personal and professional papers of Florence Whitney Fosdick, Elinor Fosdick Downs, and Dorothy Emerson Fosdick. There is a small amount of genealogical and biographical information concerning a number of other Fosdick family members, notably Harry E. Fosdick. The Elinor F. Downs materials contain materials about her medical and public health career; her 1961 study of Arab refugees; writings and illustrations for scientific and archaeological studies; and photograph...
Dates of Materials: 1915-2006

Gladys Gilkey Calkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00598
Overview YWCA executive. The papers document Calkins' family and personal life, overseas travel, and her work on behalf of the YWCA and other religious and social service organizations. The bulk of the papers consist of diaries made during the Calkins family's 1932-33 trip to Europe, and during Calkins' later travels with Marie Berger to Africa and Asia.
Dates of Materials: 1895-1988

Howland-Sargeant-Packard family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00659
Overview Miriam Sargeant Packard traced her family back to the Mayflower. Occupations of family members included sea captains and sailors, as well as housewives, farmers, stock brokers, realtors, and dealers in hardware and building materials. This collection includes family genealogies and biographical information, diaries, and correspondence of multiple generations of the Howland, Packard, and Sargeant families.
Dates of Materials: 1751-2010

Joann Aalfs papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00479
Overview The Joann Aalfs papers document the New Bedford Women's Center (founded circa 1969), of which Aalfs was a member. She kept complete and highly detailed records that provide excellent documentation of the beginnings of this grassroots women's organization, the personal and political dimensions of the problems its members sought to address and remedy, as well as the economic, social and cultural context in which it existed. Much of the correspondence is family-related, over multiple generations.
Dates of Materials: 1902-2014

Katherine A. Browning papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00781
Overview Collection consists of diaries, mostly of the "line-a-day" variety, kept by Katherine Browning, pianist and teacher, from the age of 17 until her 69th year (with a few gaps). Also included are two diaries of her adopted daughter, Marian (1910 and 1928). Additions include correspondence, photographs, tintypes, family history notes, and miscellaneous items related to the Browning and Scurrah families.
Dates of Materials: 1850-2018

Madeleine L'Engle papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00801
Overview Madeleine L’Engle, was an author of children’s stories, plays, poetry, fiction, religious tracts, autobiographies, and science fiction, best known for her children’s classic A Wrinkle in Time. This collection includes her personal and professional papers, including manuscripts and drafts of her writings. The collection also includes the papers of Madeliene L'Engle's family members, including her parents and grandparets, the Barnetts and Camps, and her...
Dates of Materials: 1788 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1900 - 2007

Margaret Wooster Curti papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00038
Overview Professor and psychologist. Creator of a successful pre-school program at the Peoples' Institute in Northampton, Massachusetts, which evolved into a laboratory for Smith College's child psychology classes. Papers also depict family life in Nebraska and Northampton. Materials include correspondence, research, writings, photographs, scrapbooks, and artwork.
Dates of Materials: 1898-1963

Olive K. Damon papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00521
Overview Farmer, Homemaker, amateur artist. The bulk of the collection consists of fifty-eight volumes of personal diaries, beginning in 1930 at age 19 and ending in 2002. Subjects include local history of Whately, Massachusetts, women's daily life and connections, marriage, and farm life. Supplementing the diaries is a self-published memoir of her life, correspondence with her son, and material documenting her artwork.
Dates of Materials: 1925-2005

Southworth-Dickinson family papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00212
Overview This collection includes letters, diaries, autobiographical writings, and financial papers of the Southworth and Dickinson families of Springfield, Massachusetts, as well as the related Shepard, Boltwood, Thurston, Caffee, Deane, and Browne families. The papers document several generations of middle- and upper-class families residing in Massachusetts, Ohio, North Carolina, Maine, New York, and California. The nineteenth century papers discuss such pivotal events in American history as the...
Dates of Materials: 1792-2005

Susan Allen Toth papers

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00553
Overview The collection consists of the professional papers of Susan Allen Toth, author of nonfiction essays and books, including Blooming and Ivy Days.
Dates of Materials: 1978-2006

Voices of American Homemakers Oral History Project oral histories

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Identifier: SSC-MS-00419
Overview Oral Histories of 182 American homemakers (172 audio tapes and 182 transcripts).
Dates of Materials: 1981 - 1985