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Mary N. Chase Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Chase, Mary N.
This collection consists of a small amount of the correspondence and reports generated during a letter exchange project, directed by Mary N. Chase from 1915 through the 1930s. As Secretary for the Society for the Promotion of International Amity at Proctor Academy in Andover, New Hampshire, Chase encouraged the exchange of letters between U.S. students and their counterparts in other lands. Chase also served as Secretary of the New Hampshire Peace Society, and President of the New Hampshire Woman's Suffrage Association.

Dates

  • 1916-1939

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

None.

Copyright and Rights Information

None.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (2.5 linear in.)

Biographical note

This collection consists of a small amount of the correspondence and reports generated during a letter exchange project, directed by Mary N. Chase from 1915 through the 1930s. As Secretary for the Society for the Promotion of International Amity at Proctor Academy in Andover, New Hampshire, Chase encouraged the exchange of letters between American students and their counterparts in other lands. Chase led the effort through her direction of the Society, and later of the academy's International Amity Club and the Eastern Branch of the World League headquartered at the academy. Chase wrote to many heads of schools, colleges and international clubs, as well as government officials to encourage international goodwill and arrange for the transmittal and translation of the letters between the school children. Her correspondents include Fannie Fern Andrews, Gilbert Bowles, Emma Cadbury, Frederick Libby, Lucia Ames Mead, [Argentine Ambassador] Romulo S. Naon, Clarence Pickett and James Tryon, as well as students telling of their lives.

Chase also served as Secretary of the New Hampshire Peace Society, and President of the New Hampshire Woman's Suffrage Association.

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Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this individual.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisitons information is unknown.

Legal Status

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

Processed by SCPC staff. Checklist prepared by Anne Yoder, January 1999. Finding aid revised by Andrew Ciampa, June 22, 2010.
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Revision Statements

  • 2017: The file list was standardized in Summer 2017 by Mary Olesnavich in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace. Tessa Chambers added the notes in Fall 2017.

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