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SC 52

Lee, Frances, 1880-1960. Papers of Frances Lee, 1917-1960: 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 52
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Frances Lee, 1880-1960
Title: Papers of Frances Lee, 1917-1960
Date(s): 1917-1960
Quantity: .21 linear feet (1/2 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Speeches, papers, etc., of Frances Lee, Radcliffe College Class of 1901.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: R78-12
These papers were removed from Archives Vertical File August 9, 1978.

Processing Information:

Processed: July 1980
By: Jane S. Knowles and Isabelle Bland Dry '35

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Frances Lee 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:

Frances Lee Papers, 1917-1960; item description, dates. SC 52, folder #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Frances Lee, class of 1901, Phi Beta Kappa, founded the Lee School in Back Bay in 1912 and became the principal. In 1937, when the school closed due to the Depression, Lee became national supervisor of leader training for the Girl Scouts of America with headquarters in New York and St. Louis. She retired in 1951. She was a member of the Private Schools Head Mistresses Association and the Concord League of Women Voters. From 1932 until 1936 she served as a Trustee of Radcliffe College. Her hobby was water color painting, and she had several showings of her water colors at the Concord Arts Center.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The collection consists of speeches and papers by Frances Lee as well as material concerning the Girl Scouts and the Lee School.

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Additional Index Terms

Women--Education (Higher)--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Radcliffe College. Class of 1901

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