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Bryn Mawr College

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Found in 98 Collections and/or Records:

Emmy Noether materials

 Collection
Identifier: BMC.2012-15
Overview

Born in Germany, Emmy Noether was a distinguished mathematician who immigrated to the United States as a refugee Jewish scholar in the 1930s where she took a teaching position at Bryn Mawr College. During the 1934-1935 academic year Noether taught one graduate level course in Algebra in the department of mathematics. Noether died suddenly in 1935 at the Bryn Mawr Hospital. The collection consists mainly of material written about Noether and memorializing Noether.

Dates: 1885 - 1935; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1935

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

Marion Edwards Park papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-RG1-DD3
Overview Marion Edwards Park (1975-1960) graduated Bryn Mawr College in 1898. After continuing her studies at the University of Chicago, American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Colorado College, and Johns Hopkins University, she earned her PhD in classics from Bryn Mawr College in 1918. As president of Bryn Mawr College (1922-1942), she significantly increased enrollment, broadened the curriculum, and expanded cooperation with Haverford, Swarthmore, and the University of Pennsylvania. The...
Dates: 1922 - 1942

Marion Parris scrapbook

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: BMC-9LS-8
Overview

Marion Parris Smith was a student at Bryn Mawr, who later became a Professor of Economics at the college. Her scrapbook spans from 1897 to 1906 and gives an excellent overview of the undergraduate and post-graduate life of a Bryn Mawr student.

Dates: 1897 - 1906

Constance Grenelle Wilcox papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M133
Overview

Constance Grenelle Wilcox, Bryn Mawr Class of 1917, was a successful playwright and novelist. Some of Wilcox's written works include: Pan Pipes (1919), The Princess in the Fairy Tale (1919) and Told in a Chinese Garden (1932). The Constance Grenelle Wilcox papers include her unpublished manuscript, The Unsophisticate. The papers also include a series of other unpublished plays and children's stories. There is also correspondence in the collection.

Dates: 1897 - 1955; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1935

Mildred Pressinger (Kienbusch) scrapbook

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: BMC-9LS-13
Overview Mildred Pressinger (later Kienbusch) graduated from Bryn Mawr College with an A.B. in Philosophy and Psychology. She was a member of the Mayflower Descendants, the National Society of Colonial Dames, Founder and Patriots, and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was also active in a number of charities in New York City. She married Carl Otto von Kienbusch, the owner of an internationally celebrated collection of medieval arms and armor. Mildred Kienbusch died in 1968. The Mildred...
Dates: 1905 - 1909

Esther B. Rhoads papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1153
Overview The papers of Esther Rhoads (1896-1979), a member of an influential Philadelphia Quaker family, Rhoads was a teacher, later head, of Friends Girls' School in Tokyo for over 50 years. She was also of great importance in work with Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia and with the American Friends Service Committee, to assist Japanese-Americans affected by the War Relocation Act (forced removal and incarceration). Materials include correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts,...
Dates: circa 1895-1979

Margaret Scattergood papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BMC-12H-A87-10
Overview

Margaret Scattergood was an undergraduate student at Bryn Mawr College from 1913-1917 who was exceptionally involved in athletics while at school. Her collection, which ranges from 1909 to 1985, is primarily composed of academic notebooks and correspondence.

Dates: 1909 - 1985

Sylvia Scudder (Bowditch) scrapbook

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: BMC-9LS-6
Overview Sylvia Scudder (later Bowditch) was born in 1875. She was prepared by the Cambridge School for Girls in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She matriculated with the Bryn Mawr class of 1899, but received her degrees—in Greek and French—in 1901. From 1901-1902, she did graduate work in Greek at Radcliffe College. She taught Greek and English as the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore, Maryland from 1902-1904. She married Ingersoll Bowditch in 1904. For 21 years, she was the treasurer of the Bryn Mawr Club of...
Dates: 1895 - 1906

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.

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Type
Collection 95
Archival Record 3
 
Subject
correspondence 18
Education 14
Women in education 12
Bryn Mawr (Pa.) 11
Women -- Education 11
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diaries 10
photographs 10
Student publications 8
Education -- United States 7
Travel 7
Women -- Education -- Pennsylvania 7
Women's colleges 7
clippings (information artifacts) 7
Archaeology 6
World War, 1939-1945 6
Archaeology and history 5
College students -- United States -- Correspondence 5
Women's colleges -- Archives 5
World War, 1914-1918 5
family papers 5
notebooks 5
photograph albums 5
Art 4
Law 4
Schools -- Records and correspondence 4
Undergraduates -- United States 4
Universities and colleges -- China 4
Women college students -- China 4
financial records 4
letters (correspondence) 4
manuscripts (documents) 4
Archaeological expeditions 3
Europe 3
Greece 3
notes 3
postcards 3
publications (documents) 3
research notes 3
Chinese Students 2
Education, Higher 2
France 2
Indians of North America 2
Influenza Epidemic (1918-1919) 2
Mental health 2
Missionaries 2
Philosophy 2
Philosophy -- Study and teaching 2
Preparatory schools -- United States 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quakers 2
Quakers -- Family relationships 2
Rome (Italy) 2
School management and organization -- United States 2
Schools -- Pennsylvania 2
Women travelers -- Europe 2
business records 2
pamphlets 2
Africa 1
African American youth -- Education -- Southern States 1
African Americans -- Education -- Southern States 1
African Americans -- Education -- Virginia 1
African Americans -- Services for -- Southern States 1
Aging 1
Agriculture 1
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
American periodicals 1
Anthropology 1
Archaeology -- History 1
Architecture 1
Art critics -- United States 1
Art, American -- 20th century -- Catalogs 1
Art, American -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- 20th century -- Exhibitions 1
Asia -- Description and travel 1
Authors 1
Bedford (Westchester County, N.Y.) 1
Beijing (China) 1
Bergen County (N.J.) 1
Cameroon 1
Cannes (France) 1
Caricatures and cartoons 1
Charities 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Child Labor -- New York (State) 1
China 1
China -- History -- 20th Century 1
China -- History -- Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901 1
China -- History -- Republic, 1912-1949 1
Chinese Students -- Foreign Countries 1
Classical Antiquities 1
Classicists 1
College student newspapers and periodicals -- Pennsylvania 1
College students -- United States -- Diaries 1
College teachers -- China -- Correspondence 1
College theater -- United States 1
Colonies 1
Commencement ceremonies 1
Company of strangers. Motion picture 1
Computers 1
Concentration camps 1
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