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A-128

Reynard, Elizabeth. Papers of Elizabeth Reynard, 1934-1962: 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.: A-128
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Elizabeth Reynard
Title: Papers of Elizabeth Reynard, 1934-1962
Date(s): 1934-1962
Quantity: 5.84 linear feet (14 file boxes) plus 3 oversize volumes, 1 folio folder)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, articles, reports, etc., of Elizabeth Reynard, assistant director of the WAVES during World War II and author.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 434, 479, 774, 800, 949
The papers of Elizabeth Reynard were given to the Schlesinger Library by Virginia C. Gildersleeve and Elizabeth Markle between 1962 and 1965.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Unrestricted, except #1vo, #2vo, and #3vo are closed; use digital images.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Elizabeth Reynard 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:

Elizabeth Reynard Papers, 1934-1962; item description, dates. A-128, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

SEPARATION RECORD

The following item has been removed from the collection and added to Schlesinger Library's book collection (#812/J17/3B):
The following item has been removed from the collection and added to Schlesinger Library's book collection (#812/R39/3C):
The following item has been removed from the collection and added to Schlesinger Library's book collection (#355/R82):
The following items have been removed from the collection and donated to Boston Public Library, July 1984:

BIOGRAPHY

Elizabeth Reynard (1898-1962) was Assistant director of the WAVES during World War II and was also an author.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

This collection consists of the correspondence and materials re: Elizabeth Reynard's career in the WAVES, of which she was assistant director during World War II; and her writings, especially her books The Narrow Land; Folk Chronicles of Old Cape Cod (1934) and Ports of Youth: Fragments of an Autobiography (1962). There is also a small amount of material re: the women reserve groups in the Canadian and British armed forces during World War II.

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Additional Index Terms

Armenians
Authors
Manuscripts (for publication)
New England--In literature
Poems
United States--Armed Forces--Women
World War, 1939-1945--Women
Canada. Air Force. Women's Division
Canada. Canadian Army. Canadian Women's Army Corps
Canada. Royal Canadian Navy. Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service
Gildersleeve, Virginia Crocheron, 1877-1965
Great Britain. Women's Auxiliary Air Force
Great Britain. Army. Auxiliary Territorial Service (Women's Division)
Great Britain. Royal Navy. Women's Royal Naval Service
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve

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