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Lee, Mary, 1891-1982. Papers of Mary Lee, 1913-1964 (inclusive), 1913-1920 (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 76
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Mary Lee
Title: Papers of Mary Lee, 1913-1964 (inclusive), 1913-1920 (bulk)
Date(s): 1913-1964
Date(s): 1913-1920
Quantity: 3 linear feet (3 cartons)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, course work, grades, and notes of Mary Lee, Radcliffe College Class of 1917.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: R82-35
This collection was given to the Radcliffe College Archives by the estate of Mary Lee in July, 1982.

Processing Information:

Processed: January 1983
By: Elena Taratuta

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Mary Lee is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. 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:

Mary Lee Papers, 1913-1920; item description, dates. SC 76, folder #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Papers of Mary Lee, 1834-1982 (inclusive), 1915-1949 (bulk) (MC 587.).

BIOGRAPHY

Mary Lee, author and journalist, was born in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, on December 10, 1891, the eldest daughter of Francis Ware and Marion (Dove) Lee. She was educated at Chestnut Hill School and Miss Winsor's School, and was graduated from Radcliffe in 1917. She served overseas with the American Expeditionary Force, June 1917-July 1919. She took her A.M. from Radcliffe in 1920 and then worked as a reporter on the city desk of The New York Evening Post until 1923.
She published It's a Great War (written 1924-25) in 1929 and The History of Chestnut Hill Chapel in 1937. She worked free-lance for The New York Times Sunday Magazine and the Atlantic Monthly and during World War II was active in Greek War Relief. She was a member of a number of organizations, including the Widows Society of Boston, the Woman's Alliance of her Church, and Burnap House, Senior Living, Inc.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

This collection consists of Mary Lee's correspondence with Harvard and Radcliffe officials, Radcliffe course work and grades, and notes.

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Additional Index Terms

Examinations
Lecture Notes
Women--Education (Higher)--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Linderholm, Natalie Walker, 1892-1987
Radcliffe College--Curricula
Radcliffe College--Examinations
Radcliffe College--Students
Radcliffe College. Class of 1917

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