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Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden) Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-216

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, articles, scientific drawings, and course, research, and reference notes relating to Dorothy Harris's activities as librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library and as a Quaker researcher. Includes correspondence relating to her work in London, England, as part of an exchange of Quaker librarians in 1947.

Dates

  • 1927-1959

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

Dorothy Harris (1902-1972), Quaker librarian, archivist, scientific illustrator, was a librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and a researcher in Quaker history.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (5 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

Dorothy Gladden Harris (1902-1972), Quaker librarian, archivist, scientific illustrator, was a librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and a researcher in Quaker history. This collection contains correspondence, articles, scientific drawings, and course, research, and reference notes relating to Dorothy Harris's activities as librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library and as a Quaker researcher. Includes correspondence relating to her work in London, England, as part of an exchange of Quaker librarians in 1947.

Arrangement

The collection is organized into four series. The series are:
  1. Correspondence
  2. Writings
  3. Scientific Illustrations
  4. Notes
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Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Dorothy Harris, 1971

Processing Information

Placed in document boxes as part of the records of Friends Historical Library and catalogued as a separate Record Group 4, Harris papers.
Title
An Inventory of the Dorothy G.Harris Papers, 1927-1959
Author
FHL staff
Date
2000
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

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