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Archives & Manuscripts

Bryn Mawr (Pa.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Constance Applebee papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-1981-58
Overview Constance Applebee introduced the sport of field hockey to the US and was for many years the director of physical education at Bryn Mawr College. Her papers occupy ten boxes and contain miscellaneous correspondence, memorabilia, sports programs, and publications that probably belonged to her

Lucy Evans Chew diaries and papers

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Identifier: BMC-M90
Overview Lucy Evans Chew graduated from Bryn Mawr College in 1918. Shortly after her graduation, she married Samuel Chew, an English professor at Bryn Mawr. For the majority of their married life, the Chews remained in the area surrounding Bryn Mawr. The Lucy Evans Chew Collection is primarily comprised of 58 volumes of her diaries from the years from 1920 to 1968. The diaries include descriptions of her daily life, her association with the college, her travels, and her reflections on her life.

Jean Scobie Davis papers

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Identifier: BMC-M85
Overview Jean Scobie Davis, a 1914 graduate of Bryn Mawr College, taught economics and sociology at Agnes Scott College, Vassar College, Pierce College, Wells College and the American Women’s College in Beirut. A lifetime interest in prison reform resulted in her work at the New York State Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, New York.The Jean Scobie Davis papers is a collection consisting largely of Jean Scobie Davis’ diaries and correspondence covering nearly all stages of her life....

Theodore de Laguna collection

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-1974-16
Overview Theodore de Laguna (1876-1930) was a professor of philosophy at Bryn Mawr College for 23 years and an author. The Theodore de Laguna collection, dating from 1896 to 1989, contains diverse writings and annotated books by de Laguna. This collection focuses mainly on de Laguna's manuscripts, off prints, and poetry, but also contains original musical arrangements, annotated works by others, and correspondence regarding de Laguna's death in 1930.

Phyllis Dubsky Feldkamp papers

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Identifier: BMC-M89
Overview Phyllis Dubsky Feldkamp attended Bryn Mawr College as part of the class of 1937, and was a journalist living in France in the 1950s and 1960s where she began writing about fashion. She served as the Fashion and Style Editor for the Philadelphia Bulletin from 1968 to 1982, and also did much free-lance writing. The collection includes interviews and correspondence with figures in the fashion industry, and copies of nearly all of her writings. Additionally, it contains over 300 photographs,...

Olivia Stokes Hatch papers

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Identifier: BMC-M86
Abstract The Olivia Stokes Hatch papers reveal the relief work of women during the early 20th century, as well as family relationships, largely illustrated through extensive family correspondence. Olivia Stokes Hatch (1908-1983) was born in New Haven, CT and attended Bryn Mawr College from 1925 to 1930. Prior to her marriage she was very active with the American Red Cross and American Conferences of Social Work. In 1939, Olivia Phelps Stokes married John Davis Hatch, Jr. an art collector, consultant,...

Mary Garrett family papers

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Identifier: BMC-1970-01
Overview Mary Elizabeth Garrett (1854-1915), a wealthy philanthropist, championed women's education by founding the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore, Maryland, helping to finance Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, and ensuring that women were admitted to the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her family was prominent in Baltimore society and this allowed her to pursue her philanthropic activities. She was an active suffragist and financially helped that cause until her death in 1915....

Katharine Elizabeth McBride papers

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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.

Lucy T. Shoe Meritt papers

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Identifier: BMC-M50
Overview Lucy T. Shoe Meritt (1906- 2003) was an acclaimed archaeologist, scholar, teacher and editor who received her B.A, M.A, and Ph.D degrees from Bryn Mawr. During her life time, Shoe Meritt taught at Mount Holyoke College and the University of Texas at Austin, was a fellow at the American Academy of Rome, and served as the Editor of Publications for the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. Additionally, she was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study and the American Institute of...

Series I. Miscellaneous Biographical material, Personal Letters, Reprinted Information

 Series — Box 1
Overview This collection contains the subject files of Marion Edwards Park, president of Bryn Mawr College from 1922 to 1942.