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MC 198

Kline, Alma, 1907-1988. Papers of Alma Kline, 1929-1979: 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.: MC 198
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Kline, Alma, 1907-1988
Title: Papers of Alma Kline, 1929-1979
Date(s): 1929-1979
Quantity: .21 linear feet (1/2 file box) plus 1 oversize folder)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Photographs, articles, catalogs, etc., of Alma Kline, sculptor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 71-128, R79-19, R81-11
The papers of Alma Kline were deposited with the Schlesinger Library in September 1971 and June 1979 by Alma Kline, and in 1981 by Bernice Brown Cronkhite.

Processing Information:

Processed: January 1974
By: Emily J. Rosenthal

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Alma Kline 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:

Alma Kline Papers, 1929-1979; item description, dates. MC 198, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.


Charita Alma Kline was born March 21, 1907, in Nyack, New York, and received her AB from Radcliffe College in 1929. Her sculptures, primarily stone, wood, and bronze animals, were included in many group shows in the United States and abroad and she had two one-woman shows in New York City. She was the recipient of several awards and was a member of various artists' associations. Alma Kline is represented in permanent collections at Radcliffe College, St. Lawrence University, Norfolk Museum and in private collections. Kline died December 30, 1988.


This collection includes photographs of sculptures by Alma Kline from 1941-1971 and catalogues, announcements, and articles concerning the various shows in which Kline participated.

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Animal sculpture
Radcliffe College--Alumni and alumnae