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Blanshard, Frances Bradshaw, 1895-1966

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Brand Blanshard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-L8-012
Overview Brand Blanshard was a Quaker philosopher, writer, and teacher. He taught philosophy at Swarthmore College 1925-1944 and subsequently at Yale University until 1962 where he served as the chairman of the Philosophy Department. The collection contains primarily published writings and some correspondence and unpublished speeches.
Dates: circa 1920-1976

Frances Bradshaw Blanshard photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-170
Overview Frances Bradshaw Blanshard attended Smith College and later became dean of women at Swarthmore College. She also had ties to Yale University, where her husband (Brand Blanshard) was a philosophy professor. This collection largely consists of portraits of Frances Blanshard, with some photographs of family members.
Dates: 1891 - 1925