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Hollingsworth, Buckner. Papers of Buckner Hollingsworth, 1911-1964: 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-149
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Buckner Hollingsworth
Title: Papers of Buckner Hollingsworth, 1911-1964
Date(s): 1911-1964
Quantity: 1.25 linear feet (3 file boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, financial records, pamphlets, etc., of E. Buckner Kirk Hollingsworth, horticulture writer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: 873
Gift of Mrs. William Hollingsworth (deceased), 151 South Main, Windsor, Vermont. Received March, 1965

Access Restrictions:

Access. Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Buckner Hollingsworth 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:

Buckner Hollingsworth Papers, 1911-1964; item description, dates. A-149, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Anne Kirk Cooke Papers, 1860-2004 (MC 643).


E. (Edith) Buckner Kirk Hollingsworth wrote on horticulture. Her sister, Mary (Kirk) Raffray married the former husband of Wallis Warfield Simpson, who married the Duke of Windsor (formerly King Edward VIII of Great Britain).


This collection consists primarily of E. Buckner Kirk Hollingsworth's professional correspondence relating to the writing and publishing of her two books, Flower Chronicles (Rutgers University Press, 1958) and Her Garden Was Her Delight (MacMillan Company, 1962). Also included are correspondence relating to the researching and writing of numerous articles dealing with horticulture; correspondence relating to Hollingsworth's service with the American Red Cross overseas during the years 1918-1919; correspondence between Hollingsworth's sister, Mary Kirk, and her mother; and material relating to Wallis Warfield Simpson.


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Additional Index Terms

World War, 1914-1918--War work--Red Cross.
American Red Cross
Kirk family
Oldfields School (Glencoe, Md.)
Simpson, Mary Kirk
Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896-1986