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Mooar, Eva Alberta, 1887-1967. Papers of Eva Alberta Mooar, 1904-1967 (inclusive), 1905-1915 (bulk): 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 44
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Eva Alberta Mooar, 1887-1967
Title: Papers of Eva Alberta Mooar, 1904-1967 (inclusive), 1905-1915 (bulk)
Date(s): 1904-1967
Date(s): 1905-1915
Quantity: .42 linear feet (1 file box) plus 1 oversize folder)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Letters, cards, invitations, programs, notes, clippings, photographs, etc., of Eva Alberta Mooar, Radcliffe College Class of 1908.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: R75-14, R77-2, R77-5
The collection was received from a variety of sources: Schlesinger Library Collection, Papers of Eva A. Mooar, May 16, 1975; Bessie H. Rudd, March 30, 1977; and John C. Hurd, May 17, 1977.

Processing Information:

Processed: July, 1980
By: Eric N. Lindquist

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Eva Alberta Mooar 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:

Eva Alberta Mooar Papers, 1904-1967; item description, dates. SC 44, folder #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Eva Alberta Mooar was born in Boston in 1887. She attended Radcliffe 1904-1908, graduating magna cum laude with distinction in French and Romance Languages. While at Radcliffe Mooar served as Class Secretary (1905-1906) and Class Treasurer (1907-1908). She was also a member of the French and German Clubs and manager of the Basketball team (1907-1908). She returned to Radcliffe to obtain her A.M. in 1912-1913. She taught school in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Illinois before becoming Director of the Radcliffe College Appointment Bureau (1917-1925). After another year of teaching in Japan she became Director of Admission at Pembroke College (1927), eventually becoming Dean before her retirement in 1954. Among her other activities she served as a Trustee of the Radcliffe College Alumnae Association and President of the Rhode Island branch of the American Association of University Women. She died in 1967.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The collection consists mainly of college memorabilia: cards, invitations, programs, tickets, notes, clippings, and photographs. There is a series of letters in regard to the Basketball team, which Eva Alberta Mooar managed, and a number of letters to her parents.

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Additional Index Terms

College theater--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Scrapbooks
Student activities--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Idler Club (Radcliffe College)
Radcliffe College--Basketball
Radcliffe College. Class of 1908
Radcliffe College--Societies, etc.
Radcliffe College--Students

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