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MC 192

Blackall, Dorothy Brewer, 1890?-1949. Papers of Dorothy Brewer Blackall, 1912-1958: 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.: MC 192
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Dorothy Brewer Blackall, 1890?-1949
Title: Papers of Dorothy Brewer Blackall, 1912-1958
Date(s): 1912-1958
Quantity: 1.25 linear feet (3 file boxes) plus 1 supersize item, 1 oversize folder)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, photos, clippings, etc., of Dorothy Brewer Blackall, publicity director for the New England Hospital for Women and Children.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 1156
The papers of Dorothy Brewer Blackall were deposited with the Schlesinger Library in 1967 by Mary Byers Smith.

Processing Information:

Processed: November 1973
By: LH

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Dorothy Brewer Blackall is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. 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:

Dorothy Brewer Blackall Papers, 1912-1958; item description, dates. MC 192, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Dorothy Brewer Blackall served as Publicity Director for the New England Hospital for Women and Children, Boston, from 1932 to 1949. The Hospital, founded in 1862 by Dr. Marie Zakrzewska, promoted "the advancement of women physicians, the medical care of women and the training of nurses."

SCOPE AND CONTENT

This collection provides some information about the Hospital and about women in medicine. The largest portion, however, concerns publicity for the Hospital, 1932-1958: newsclippings; brochures, pamphlets and programs for fund-raising events; drafts of news stories; photographs and correspondence.

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Additional Index Terms

Boston (Mass.)--Social life and customs
Child health services--Massachusetts--Boston
Hospitals--Public relations
Nurses--Training of--Massachusetts--Boston
Women in medicine
Women in science--United States
Women physicians
Women's health services--Massachusetts--Boston
New England Hospital for Women and Children
Radcliffe College--Alumni and alumnae

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