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A-48

Shaver, Dorothy, 1897-1959. Papers of Dorothy Shaver, 1947-1956: 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-48
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Shaver, Dorothy, 1897-1959
Title: Papers of Dorothy Shaver, 1947-1956
Date(s): 1947-1956
Quantity: .42 linear feet (1 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Speeches, articles, clippings, etc., of Dorothy Shaver, president of Lord & Taylor, a New York City department store.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 54-85, 55-34, 55-42, 56-9
Gift of Miss Dorothy Shaver, Lord & Taylor, Inc., Fifth Ave., New York, N.Y. Received December 1954. Additional materials were received April 1955 (55-34), May 1955 (55-42), November 1955 (56-9), and January 1956.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Dorothy Shaver 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:

Dorothy Shaver Papers, 1947-1956; item description, dates. A-48, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Dorothy Shaver was President of Lord & Taylor, a New York City department store. For further information, see Notable American Women, the Modern Period.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Articles and addresses by Dorothy Shaver, President of Lord & Taylor, Inc. The speeches for the American Design Awards Luncheons show her broad interest in world affairs; others show her interest in fashion and the field of design.

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Additional Index Terms

American design awards
Businesswomen
Design
Fashion
Speeches
Lord & Taylor

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