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Worth, Helen Henderson, 1895-1954. Scrapbook of Helen Henderson Worth, 1912-1916: 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.: SC 12
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Helen Henderson Worth, 1895-1954
Title: Scrapbook of Helen Henderson Worth, 1912-1916
Date(s): 1912-1916
Quantity: .42 linear feet (1 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Scrapbook of Helen Henderson Worth, Radcliffe College Class of 1916.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: R-75-20
College scrapbook given to the Radcliffe College Archives in 1975 by Eleanor De Merritt, Helen Henderson Worth's daughter.

Processing Information:

Processed: August, 1979
By: Isabelled Bland Dry '35

Access Restrictions:

Access. Closed; extremely fragile.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Helen Henderson Worth 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:

Helen Henderson Worth Scrapbook, 1912-1916; item description, dates. SC 12, folder #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Helen Henderson Worth attended Watertown High School and was graduated from Radcliffe in 1916. In 1919 she married Franklin De Merritt and had three children. She was a language teacher and dramatic director at Natick High School for 10 years. She retired in 1953 and died in 1954 after a long illness. She was past president of the Women's Union of the First Congregational Church (Natick).

SCOPE AND CONTENT

College scrapbook, 1912-1916, containing invitations, ticket stubs, newspaper clippings, examinations, handbooks (Student Government, Radcliffe Guild, etc.), copies or Radcliffe and Harvard publications, and a few miscellaneous photographs.

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Additional Index Terms

College theater--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Scrapbooks
Student activities--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Boody, Bertha May
Idler Club (Radcliffe College)
Radcliffe Choral Society
Radcliffe College--Societies, etc.
Radcliffe College--Sports
Radcliffe College--Students
Radcliffe College. Class of 1916

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