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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Fritz and Karoline Solmitz papers + ?

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M94
Overview Fritz Solmitz (1893-1933) was an early and outspoken leader in the opposition to Nazism, an editor of a Social Democratic newspaper in Lübeck and a member of the City council. Because of his active opposition to the Nazis, and probably because he was a Jew, he died of mistreatment in a German prison shortly after Hitler came to power. Karoline Somitz (1893-1966) was, like her husband, active in civic affairs. Much of the collection contains letters and photographs, some translated from...
Dates: 1929 - 2006

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

Speer Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M72
Overview The Speer Family papers represent four generations of that family, with the bulk of material attributed to the last two generations, especially Robert Elliott Speer and his wife and three of his five children: Emma Bailey, Elliott, Margaret Bailey, and William Speer. The family was active in the Presbyterian Church, serving that institution in a variety of different capacities. The children, in addition to their religious roles, held prominent positions in academic administration. The...
Dates: 1802 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1943

Dorothy Burr Thompson diaries and papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-2010-14
Overview

Dorothy Burr Thompson (1900 – 2001) was a prominent archaeologist who graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1923. She specialized in Greek terracotta. Burr Thompson and her husband, Homer A. Thompson, were both heavily involved with the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. The collection includes her diaries, personal correspondence, and professional papers. It also includes contains both personal and research related photographs and postcards.

Dates: 1912 - 1991

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Women -- Education -- Pennsylvania 2
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Archaeological expeditions 1
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Archaeology and history 1
Beijing (China) 1
Bergen County (N.J.) 1
Charities 1
China -- History -- 20th Century 1
China -- History -- Republic, 1912-1949 1
Chinese Students 1
Classical Antiquities 1
College teachers -- China -- Correspondence 1
Concentration camps 1
Drawing 1
Education, Higher 1
Europe 1
Excavations (Archaeology) 1
France 1
Greece 1
Huntingdon County (Pa.) 1
Iran 1
Itineraries 1
Journalism 1
Lakeville (Conn.) 1
Law 1
Missionaries 1
Missionaries -- China 1
Missionaries -- China -- Correspondence 1
Missions, American 1
Missions, American -- China 1
Murder -- Massachusetts 1
Northfield (Mass.) 1
Northfield Schools 1
Pennsylvania -- Politics and Government -- 1865-1950 1
Phillips Academy 1
Preparatory schools -- United States 1
Princeton (N.J.) 1
Private schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers 1
Refugees 1
Repatriation -- United States 1
School management and organization -- United States 1
Schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 1
Travel 1
Undergraduates -- United States 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 1869-1877 1
Universities and colleges -- China 1
Women -- Education -- China 1
Women -- Societies and clubs 1
Women college students -- China 1
Women in charitable work 1
Women in education 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Young Men's Christian Associations 1
clippings (information artifacts) 1
family papers 1
manuscripts (documents) 1
notebooks 1
notes 1
photograph albums 1
postcards 1
publications (documents) 1
speeches (documents) 1
yearbooks 1
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