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A-120

Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1884-1962. Papers of Florence A. Armstrong, 1901-1961: 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

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: A-120
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1884-1962
Title: Papers of Florence A. Armstrong, 1901-1961
Date(s): 1901-1961
Quantity: 1.25 linear feet (3 file boxes) plus 3 volumes, 1 folio+ folder, 1 oversize folder)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Articles, correspondence, etc., of Florence A. Armstrong, feminist and social economist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 425
Rec. April 1962 from the estate of Dr. Florence A. Armstrong. Received through Mrs. Margaret Grimm, 5938 Bellflower Blvd., Lakeland, California.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Florence A. Armstrong 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:

Florence A. Armstrong Papers, 1901-1961; item description, dates. A-120, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Florence A. Armstrong's papers reveal her dual interests as social economist doing research for the government and as an active club woman and feminist.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Included are articles on the cost of living, problems of the aged and on the status of women, correspondence with personal friends and about club activities, also material re various organizations such as the American Association of University Women, the Business and Professional Women's Club, the National Women's Party, and the American Dietetic Association. There is also correspondence and information about the MacDowell colony for artists, writers, and musicians in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

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Additional Index Terms

Cost and standard of living
Economics--Research
Economists
Feminism
Older people
Women--Legal status, laws, etc
Women--Societies and clubs
American Association of University Women, Washington, D.C. Branch
American Dietetic Association
Business and Professional Women's Club (Washington, D.C.)
MacDowell Colony (Peterborough, N.H.)
MacDowell, Marian, 1857-1956
National Woman's Party
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962
Shearon, Marjorie
White, Sue Shelton, 1887-1943

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