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Bridgman, Margaret. Papers of Margaret Bridgman, 1890-1978: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University


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.: 79-M25
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Margaret Bridgman
Title: Papers of Margaret Bridgman, 1890-1978
Date(s): 1890-1978
Quantity: 1.83 linear feet (1 carton, 2 file boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, of Margaret Bridgman, educator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 79-M25
Gift of Margaret Bridgman, 1979.

Processing Information:

Preliminary inventory: February 1979
By: Katherine Kraft

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Margaret Bridgman is held by her niece, Caroline Bridgman Rees. 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:

Margaret Bridgman. Papers, 1890-1978; item description, dates. 79-M25, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.


Donors: Margaret Bridgman,
Accession number: 79-M25
Processed by: Katherine Kraft
The following items have been removed from the collection:


Margaret Bridgman was born in 1892. Member of English Department, faculty and women's advisor, Indiana University (1920s); Dean of Skidmore College (1929-1951); consultant for Russell Sage Foundation and National League for Nursing.


The collection is arranged in four series:


Mainly correspondence, also photographs, memorabilia, notes on family history. Collection includes papers of Leoline Waterman Bridgman (author) and Walter Ray Bridgman (professor at Yale University and Lake Forest College), the parents of Margaret Bridgman. Papers arranged in folders by Margaret Bridgman. Folder titles by the archivist, except those in quotations, which are by Margaret Bridgman.


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Additional Index Terms

College teachers
Family records
Nurses and nursing--Study and teaching
Bridgman, Leoline (Waterman), 1862-1944
Bridgman, Walter Ray, 1861-1947
Lake Forest College
Skidmore College
Yale University