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84-M12

Codman, Katherine Putnam Bowditch. Papers of Katherine Putnam Bowditch Codman, 1880-1960: 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.: 84-M12
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Katherine Putnam Bowditch Codman
Title: Papers of Katherine Putnam Bowditch Codman, 1880-1960
Date(s): 1880-1960
Quantity: .63 linear feet (1+1/2 file boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, memo books, etc., of Katherine Putnam Bowditch Codman, member of a prominent Boston family and reformer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 84-M12
These papers were given to the Schlesinger Library by Cornelia Wheeler in January 1984.

Processing Information:

Preliminary inventory: April 1984
By: Sharon Owens, Christine C. Marshall

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Katherine Putnam Bowditch Codman 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:

Katherine Putnam Bowditch Codman Papers, 1880-1960; item description, dates. 84-M12, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

BIOGRAPHY

Born into a prominent Boston family, Katherine Putnam Bowditch Codman married Amory Codman and supported such unpopular causes as birth control and Sacco and Vanzetti. Dr. Alice Hamilton lived with the Codmans while she taught at Harvard Medical School (1919-1935).

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Correspondence consists of letters from Alice Hamilton to Katherine Putnam Bowditch Codman and from Codman to her mother; also memo books of Codman and part of Bowditch genealogy.

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Additional Index Terms

Mothers and daughters
Physicians
Women in science--United States
Women physicians
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970

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