Ransom, Eliza Taylor, 1867-1955. Papers of Eliza Taylor Ransom, 1888-1955: A Finding
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
© 2002 President and Fellows of Harvard College
Call No.: A-82
Repository: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
Creator: Eliza Taylor Ransom, 1867-1955
Papers of Eliza Taylor Ransom,
Quantity: .42 linear feet (1 file box) plus 2 folio photograph folder, 1 folio+ photograph folder
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, photographs, articles, etc., of Eliza T. Ransom, physician and
founder of the first Twilight Sleep Hospital in America.
Gift of Mrs.
Benjamin C. Mayhew.
Access. Unrestricted, with the exception of folders 11 and 12, which are closed; use
Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Eliza Taylor Ransom as well as copyright
in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Eliza Taylor Ransom Papers, 1888-1955; item description, dates. A-82, folder #. Schlesinger
Library, Radcliffe Institute,
Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Boston physician, Eliza Taylor Ransom founded the first Twilight Sleep Hospital in
America. From 1900 she was associated with Boston University, between 1917 and 1918
with the French Baby Fund, and from 1936 with the Boston Evening Clinic.
Papers consist of letters,
articles, and clippings showing the education and work
of one of Boston's outstanding women physicians for 40 years, and founder of the first
Twilight Sleep Hospital
The following catalog entries represent persons, organizations, and topics documented
in this collection.
An entry for each appears in the Harvard On Line Library Information System (HOLLIS)
and other automated bibliographic
databases. THIS IS NOT AN INDEX.
Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922
Women in medicine
French Baby Fund,
Boston Evening Clinic,
includes 1 letter to her family, May 1922; and 1 autograph letter, signed from
Lillian Russell to Eliza Taylor Ransom, n.d.
- 9. Speeches, broadcasts, and articles.
Miscellaneous interviews, publicity, etc.
group on steps of the Capitol. "At Senate Hearing, July 31,
Equal Suffrage Bill,
of Eliza Taylor Ransom, Lillian Russell, Mrs.
Adelaide Ford Hibbard
in hotel lobby, c.