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Age Center of New England. Archives Committee. Records of the Age Center of New England Archives Committee, 1956-1964: 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.: B-19
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Age Center of New England. Archives Committee.
Title: Records of the Age Center of New England Archives Committee, 1956-1964
Date(s): 1956-1964
Quantity: .83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Interviews conducted by the Archives Committee of the Age Center of New England, an organization that studied aging.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 203, 313, 459, 622, 776, 925
Gift of Age Center of New England - Archives Committee, Hotel Vendome: 160 Commonwealth Ave., Boston 16, Massachusetts.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the records created by the Age Center of New England Archives Committee as well as copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Records may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Age Center of New England Archives Committee Records, 1956-1964; item description, dates. B-19, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

HISTORY

Established in 1955, the Age Center of New England is a research project which by interviews and questionnaires with those who have retired, aims to help people prepare for retirement.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The papers of the Archives Committee consist of reminiscences and notes on various aspects of the childhood and youth (through the 1890s) of some 35 individuals who have retired, told in their own words.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Aging
Autobiographies
Children--United States
Massachusetts--Social life and customs
New York (N.Y.)--Social life and customs
Older people--Interviews
Older women--Interviews
Reminiscences
Retirement
United States--Social life and customs--1865-1918--Humor
United States--Social life and customs--20th century--Anecdotes
United States--Social life and customs--20th century--Humor
Youth--United States

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