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BER 5

Whitall-Smith Family Papers

Biblioteca Berenson, Villa I Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies

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Biblioteca Berenson, Villa I Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: BER 5
Repository: Biblioteca Berenson, Villa I Tatti - The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies
Creator: Smith Family
Creator: Whitall Family
Title: Whitall-Smith Family Papers
Date(s): 1830-1959
Quantity: 1.0 linear feet (1 boxes; 27 folders)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: The collection includes writings and personal material regarding members of Mary Berenson's family.

Custodial History:

These papers previously formed part of the Bernard and Mary Berenson papers.

Conditions Governing Access:

Unrestricted.

Conditions on use:

Copying: Papers may be copied in accordance with the Biblioteca Berenson's usual procedures. Copyright: The Biblioteca Berenson does not hold copyright on all the materials in the collections. Requests for permission to publish material from the collection should be directed to the Archivist. Researchers who obtain permission to publish from the Archivist are responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations that hold copyright.

Preferred Citation:

Cite as Whitall-Smith Family Papers. Biblioteca Berenson, Villa I Tatti, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies.

Arrangement

The papers are arranged by generation and chronologically.

Scope and Content

The papers consist primarily of writings and some personal material regarding members of Mary Berenson's family: her parents, Hanna Whitall and Robert Pearsall Smith and some members of the Whitall family; her brother, writer Logan Pearsall Smith; and Mary's daughter, writer and feminist, Ray Strachey. They also include an essay on anti-semitism by Adrian Stephen, and a review of a book about the family, The Transatlantic Smiths.

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Additional Index Terms

Bloomsbury group
Quaker preaching
Religious leaders--United States
Women religious leaders--United States
Berenson, Mary, 1864-1945
Russell, Alys Whitall Pearsall
Smith, Hannah Whitall
Smith, Logan Pearsall
Smith, Robert Pearsall
Stephen, Adrian
Stephen, Karin
Strachey, Ray

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