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Beaton, Mary Elizabeth Lamont, 1879-1935. Papers of Mary Elizabeth Lamont Beaton, ca. 1934: 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-8
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Mary Elizabeth Lamont Beaton, 1879-1935
Title: Papers of Mary Elizabeth Lamont Beaton, ca. 1934
Date(s): 1934
Quantity: .21 linear feet (1/2 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Manuscript of poems by Mary Elizabeth Lamont Beaton, a music teacher, dramatic coach, and painter.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 48-22
Received November 15, 1948. Gift of Alice E. Aldrich, 15 Magnolia Street, Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Mary Elizabeth Lamont Beaton 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:

Mary Elizabeth Lamont Beaton Papers, ca. 1934; item description, dates. A-8, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

BIOGRAPHY

Beaton was a music teacher, dramatic coach, and painter before devoting herself to writing. She was a member of the Catholic Poetry Society of America; her work was published in various Boston newspapers, the Philadelphia Bulletin, and the Australian News. She married a physician, Dr. Archibald Beaton; they had three children.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Collection consists of poems written and assembled to be submitted for daily publication by a syndicate of newspapers or broadcast for a year.

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Additional Index Terms

Poetry--Women authors
Poets

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