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Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton collection

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M9
Abstract

Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton was an American novelist who wrote both novels and nonfiction books. The collection mainly consists of letters from Atherton to Clifford Smyth and responses to fan letters, along with several miscellaneous items.

Dates: 1907 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1908 - 1923
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Margot Wells Backas and James J. Backas papers

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: BMC-M136
Abstract

Margot and Jim Backas were strong supporters of the arts in the Washington, D.C./Baltimore area. They held numerous leadership and administrative positions in various arts organizations. Margot was artist Anne Truitt’s literary executor and good friend. Included in this collection are letters from Truitt, newspaper clippings and advertisements for art exhibits.

Dates: 1970 - 2004
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

The Elizabeth Barker and Agnes Davis collection of the papers of Albert Winslow Barker

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M27
Abstract

Albert Winslow Barker served as the Director of Art Education in the Public School District of Wilmington, Delaware, between 1921 and 1929. 1927, at age 53, he apprenticed himself to one of the masters of American lithography, Bolton Brown. Barker spent the rest of his life in the practice of lithography, furthering the development of that art.

Dates: 1888-1982; Majority of material found within 1920s-1940s
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

J. Hampton Barnes collection of autograph letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: BMC-Hampton Barnes
Abstract The J. Hampton Barnes Collection of Autograph Letters consists of 37 documents, most which are letters written to Dr. David Hosack (1769-1835). After attending Columbia and Princeton, he began his medical practice in Alexandria, VA. He subsequently was Professor of Botany at Columbia and taught in the medical school. He was the attending physician at the Burr-Hamilton duel, a founder of Rutgers Medical College, a founder of Bellevue Hospital in New York City, and an author of numerous...
Dates: 1804 - 1891
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Margaret Ayer Barnes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BMC-M53
Abstract Margaret Ayer Barnes (1886-1967) was a graduate of Bryn Mawr College (class of 1907). She was a novelist, playwright, and short story writer. In her three years of service as the College's alumnae director, beginning in 1920, Barnes helped to organize the Summer School for Women Workers in Industry. Barnes’ short stories were first published in 1926, and she continued to write consistently throughout the next decade. Barnes is especially well known for her contribution to the critically...
Dates: 1920 - 1938
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Cynthia Rogers Barnhart letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: BMC-12H-Barnhart
Abstract

Cynthia Rogers Barnhart is a member of the class of 1956, before leaving in 1955. The Cynthia Rogers Barnhart letters is comprised of her personal correspondence. These letters describe Barnhart’s experiences at Bryn Mawr from 1952 to 1955.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1952 - 1955; 1952 - 1992
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

George Aaron Barton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BMC-12H-Barton
Abstract George Aaron Barton taught at Haverford College as a lecturer for two years and at the same time joied the Bryn Mawr faculty as Associate Professor of Biblical literature and Semitic Languages, 1891. He taught at Bryn Mawr continuously as Professor of Biblical Literature and Semitic Languages until 1922 when he joined the faculty of the University of Pennsylcania as Professor of Semitic Languages. In addition, Dr. Barton was director of the American School for Oriental Research at Jerusalem,...
Dates: 1859 - 1949
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Florence Bascom papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-1980-01
Abstract Florence Bascom (1862-1945) was a noted American geologist, specializing in petrography. She attended the University of Wisconsin, receiving her BA degree in 1882 and her MA degree in 1884, and was the first woman to be granted a PhD from Johns Hopkins University in 1893. From 1895 to 1928, Bascom taught at Bryn Mawr College, where she established the Geology Department. In 1896, she became the first woman appointed to the United States Geological Survey.The Florence Bascom...
Dates: 1883 - 1938
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Bertha Waters Papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M 143
Scope and Contents The Bertha Waters Papers are arranged in four series.Series 1: The Personal Papers are subdivided in four series: 1) Correspondence, consisting primarily of correspondence with family and friends; 2) Writings, including drafts of her columns for the Authentic and letters to the editor of other publications, and a travel journal from the early 1990s, 3) Family Papers, and 4) Higher Education Course Work, including syllabi, papers, and other materials for her classes at Temple...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960 - 2019
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Phyllis Pray Bober papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-2004-08
Abstract Phyllis Pray Bober (b. 1920) received her B.A. from Wellesley College in 1941. In 1973 she accepted the position of Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Bryn Mawr College which she held until 1980. Bober's life long interest in culinary history led to courses, "historical banquets", and a book: Art, Culture, and Cuisine: Ancient and Medieval Gastronony. The collection consist of miscellaneous materials on Bober's career, miscellaneous research notes, typescripts, materials...
Dates: 1940 - 2002
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

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