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Hurd, Marjorie, 1887-1977. Papers of Marjorie Hurd, 1905-1910: 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 25
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Marjorie Hurd, 1887-1977
Title: Papers of Marjorie Hurd, 1905-1910
Date(s): 1905-1910
Quantity: 2.13 linear feet (1/2 file box, 2 folio boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Scrapbooks of Marjorie Hurd, Radcliffe College Class of 1908.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: R77-9, R77-6
Two college scrapbooks and two folders of college miscellany were given by John C. Hurd, Marjorie Hurd's brother to the Radcliffe College Archives in May, 1977. Photographs of '08, etc., were given by John C. Hurd, 6/3/1977.

Processing Information:

Processed: December, 1979
By: Isabelle Bland Dry '35

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Marjorie Hurd 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:

Marjorie Hurd Papers, 1905-1910; item description, dates. SC 25, folder #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

SEPARATION RECORD

Photographs have been removed to RG XX, series 1, Class of 1903, Class of 1908, Class of 1910.

BIOGRAPHY

Marjorie Hurd, class of 1908, Phi Beta Kappa, attended the Cambridge Law School for Women (1915-1917) and worked briefly in two different law offices. She the spent thirty-five years (1920-1955) as a staff attorney for the Boston Legal Aid Society.
Hurd was a mountain climber, life member of the Appalachian Mountain Club and a white water canoeist. She was active in Cambridge civic affairs and was a member of the Cambridge Civic Association and the League of Women Voters.
Hurd gave long-term service to Radcliffe, was secretary of her class at the time of her death and regularly attended Radcliffe events.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The collection consists of two scrapbooks with diary entries, photographs, printed cards, programs, tickets, exams and correspondence; also included are two folders of manuscript and printed invitations and letters. The collection is indexed in two separate lists, the first for manuscript and printed material, the second for photographs.

Index of printed and manuscript material in 1v and 2v

Index of photographs in 1v and 2v

Container List

Additional Index Terms

College theater--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Scrapbooks
Student activities--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Radcliffe College--Buildings
Radcliffe College. Class of 1908
Radcliffe College--Examinations
Radcliffe College--Societies, etc.
Radcliffe College--Sports
Radcliffe College--Students

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