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Bryn Mawr College

 Organization

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Phyllis Pray Bober papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-2004-08
Overview Phyllis Pray Bober (b. 1920) received her B.A. from Wellesley College in 1941. In 1973 she accepted the position of Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Bryn Mawr College which she held until 1980. Bober's life long interest in culinary history led to courses, "historical banquets", and a book: Art, Culture, and Cuisine: Ancient and Medieval Gastronony. The collection consist of miscellaneous materials on Bober's career, miscellaneous research notes, typescripts, materials...
Dates: 1940 - 2002

Frederica de Laguna papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-1975-06
Overview The papers of Frederica de Laguna consist of family and personal photographs, collections of clippings, typescripts, and publication materials of this Bryn Mawr College professor and distinguished scholar in anthropology, specializing in Arctic cultures.
Dates: 1922 - 1975

Grace de Laguna papers

 Series
Identifier: BMC-1994-01
Overview Grace de Laguna was a professor of Philosophy at Bryn Mawr, a past president of the American Philosophical Association, and mother of Frederica de Laguna, the noted anthropologist. This collection consists of Personal Material, Correspondence, Reprints, and Typescripts.
Dates: 1899 - 1969

Georgiana Goddard King papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-1974-15
Overview Georgiana Goddard King was a professor of art history at Bryn Mawr College. The collection consists of handwritten notes on art subjects, correspondence, and publications.
Dates: 1874 - 1939

Gertrude Leighton papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC.2006-11
Overview Gertrude Leighton was born in Belfast, Ireland. Leighton first came to Bryn Mawr College as a member of the class of 1938 and majored in classical archaeology. In 1940, she was hired by Barnard College as a lecturer in the English Department. She entered law school at Yale in 1942, graduated in 1945. Leighton returned to Bryn Mawr in 1950 as Assistant Professor of Political Science. Later promotions made her full professor and department chairman. The collection consists mainly of office...
Dates: 1930 - 1982

Katherine Lower papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-1981-18
Overview Katherine Lower came to the Carola Woerishoffer Graduate Department of Social Work and Social Research in the fall of 1946 as a part time lecturer in social research. Eventually she progressed to lecturer, associate professor, professor and finally director and dean of the department. During her administration as director, the social work faculty grew as did the student enrollment. She greatly expanded and enriched the graduate curriculum. The bulk of the collection consists of office papers...
Dates: 1946 - 1970

Katharine Elizabeth McBride papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-1970-03
Overview The papers of Katharine Elizabeth McBride contain the office files and correspondence and some personal files of Katharine Elizabeth McBride who was president of Bryn Mawr College from 1942 to 1970.
Dates: 1942 - 1976

Emmy Noether materials

 Collection
Identifier: BMC.2012-15
Overview Born in Germany, Emmy Noether was a distinguished mathematician who immigrated to the United States as a refugee Jewish scholar in the 1930s where she took a teaching position at Bryn Mawr College. During the 1934-1935 academic year Noether taught one graduate level course in Algebra in the department of mathematics. Noether died suddenly in 1935 at the Bryn Mawr Hospital. The collection consists mainly of material written about Noether and memorializing Noether.
Dates: 1885 - 1935; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1935

Marcelle Parde materials

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-1976-20
Overview Marcelle Parde (1891-1945) was a Bryn Mawr College French professor and leader of a French Resistance unit in WWII. This collection includes miscellaneous correspondence, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and official documents.
Dates: 1919 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1950

Marion Edwards Park papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-1970-02
Overview Marion Edwards Park (1975-1960) graduated Bryn Mawr College in 1898. After continuing her studies at the University of Chicago, American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Colorado College, and Johns Hopkins University, she earned her PhD in classics from Bryn Mawr College in 1918. As president of Bryn Mawr College (1922-1942), she significantly increased enrollment, broadened the curriculum, and expanded cooperation with Haverford, Swarthmore, and the University of Pennsylvania. The...
Dates: 1922 - 1942