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A-84

Almy, Helen Jackson Cabot, 1856-1938. Papers of Helen Jackson Cabot Almy, 1899-1920: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: A-84
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Helen Jackson Cabot Almy
Title: Papers of Helen Jackson Cabot Almy, 1899-1920
Date(s): 1899-1920
Quantity: .21 linear feet (1/2 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Reports, etc., of Helen Jackson Cabot Almy, advocate for the establishment of playgrounds and vacation schools in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 50
The papers of Helen Jackson Cabot Almy were deposited with the Schlesinger Library in December 1959 by Elizabeth Piper.

Processing Information:

Re-processed: November 1976
By: Linda Thurston

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Helen Jackson Cabot Almy as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Helen Jackson Cabot Almy Papers, 1899-1920; item description, dates. A-84, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Helen Jackson Cabot Almy was a prominent Bostonian who was the daughter of Samuel and Hannah Lowell (Jackson) Cabot, and the wife of a judge, Charles Almy. A member of the Mothers' Club of Cambridge, she was active in the establishment of playgrounds and vacation schools in Cambridge from 1899 to 1910, when the city took over the program.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Collection consists of reports, clippings, printed material, etc., concerning the establishment of playgrounds and vacation schools in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Additional Index Terms

Cambridge (Mass.) -- Social conditions
Playgrounds--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Vacation schools--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Working class--Education--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Mothers' Club (Cambridge, Mass.)

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