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SC 8

Miller, Marian Blackall. Scrapbooks of Marian Blackall Miller, 1907-1929: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University


Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: SC 8
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Marian Blackall Miller
Title: Scrapbooks of Marian Blackall Miller, 1907-1929
Date(s): 1907-1929
Quantity: 2.33 linear feet (1 folio box, 1 folio+ box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Scrapbooks, programs, photographs, etc., of Marian Blackall Miller, Radcliffe College Class of 1911.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: R-75-29, R75-35, R85-10
The 1929 scrapbook compiled by Marian Blackall Miller was given to the Archives on May 16, 1975. Reminiscences of Marian Blackall Miller were given to the Archives by Jane Brooks '47 in May 1985.

Processing Information:

Processed: June, 1979 and August, 1981
By: Bert Hartry,Jane S. Knowles,Isabelle Bland Dry '35, and Eric Nils Lindquist

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Marian Blackall Miller 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:

Marian Blackall Miller Scrapbooks, 1907-1929; item description, dates. SC 8, folder #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.


Marian Blackall Miller was born in 1887? and received her A.B. from Radcliffe in 1911. After graduation, she studied at Royal University in Rome and at the School for Social Workers in Boston. In 1915 she married Hans William Miller. In later years she described herself as "housewife and merchant." She was a member of many organizations in Concord, Massachusetts, where she and her husband settled, and was very active in class affairs, serving as permanent secretary and chairing the Class's 60th reunion. She also served as alumna trustee of the College.


Collection consists of Marian Blackall Miller's scrapbooks: one from her college years including correspondence, programs, invitations, examinations, photographs, etc., 1907-1911; the other pertaining to the semi-centennial of Radcliffe College, 1929.

Index to scrapbook 1v

Index of newspaper clippings in scrapbook 2v

Container List

Additional Index Terms

College theater--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Student activities--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Idler Club (Radcliffe College)
Radcliffe College--Alumni and alumnae
Radcliffe College--Anniversaries, etc.
Radcliffe College. Class of 1911
Radcliffe College--Examinations
Radcliffe College--Societies, etc.
Radcliffe College--Sports