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SC 28

Hathway, Marion, 1895-1955. Scrapbooks of Marion Hathway, 1912-1918: 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 28
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Marion Hathway, 1895-1955
Title: Scrapbooks of Marion Hathway, 1912-1918
Date(s): 1912-1918
Quantity: 1 linear feet (1 carton)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Scrapbooks of Marion Hathway, Radcliffe College Class of 1916.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

This collection was transferred from the Alumnae Association records.

Processing Information:

Processed: February, 1980
By: Bonnie Bracker and Jane S. Knowles

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research. Scrapbooks #1v-4v unavailable for research while being digitized.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Marion Hathway 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:

Marion Hathway Scrapbooks, 1912-1918; item description, dates. SC 28, folder #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.


Born in North Tonawanda, New York, Marion Hathway received her A.B. in 1916 from Radcliffe, her M.A. in 1927 and Ph.D in 1933 from the University of Chicago. She taught first at Resthaven School in Mendon, Mass. and thereafter in public schools in Denver, Colorado. In 1927 she moved to the University of Washington and in 1932 became Professor of Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh. She led the Progressive Party's 1948 campaign in Pittsburgh. She served as secretary of the American Society for Schools of Social Work from 1938-1941. She married Theodore Parker, a history Professor at the University of Pittsburgh.
Among her publications are "The Migratory Worker and Family Life" (1934) and "Public Relief in Washington, 1853-1933".
While at Radcliffe, Hathway was assistant business manager of The Fortnightly (1913-1914) business manager of the Radcliffe News (1914-1915), a member of the class luncheon committee, active in the Suffrage Club (1913-1916) and chairman of the class book committee. She was also involved in the Radcliffe Guild and Athletic Association.


The collection consists of 6 scrapbooks with diary entries, correspondence, clippings photographs, programs and invitations; four volumes relate to Hathway's college years, 1912-1916, and two to her teaching career at Resthaven School in Mendon, Massachusetts, 1916-1918. They reflect her involvement in extra-curricular activities, especially suffrage. They include examinations and some papers for the following subjects: English, Latin, French, German, Government, Economics, Social Ethics, Physics, Philosophy, Botany Zoology and Accounting.

Partial index of subjects and correspondents in volumes 1-4

Pages are numbered sequentially across volumes 1-4.

Index of photographs in volumes 1-4

Pages are numbered sequentially across volumes 1-4.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

College theater--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Student activities--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Women--Education (Higher)--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Idler Club (Radcliffe College)
Keller, Helen, 1880-1968
Radcliffe College--Basketball
Radcliffe College--Curricula
Radcliffe College--Examinations
Radcliffe College--Societies, etc.
Radcliffe College--Students
Radcliffe College. Class of 1916