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SC 83

Lynch, Audry. Scrapbooks of Audry Lynch, 1951-1985 (inclusive), 1951-1955 (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 83
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Audry Lynch
Title: Scrapbooks of Audry Lynch, 1951-1985 (inclusive), 1951-1955 (bulk)
Date(s): 1951-1985
Date(s): 1951-1955
Quantity: 1 linear feet (1 carton)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Scrapbooks of Audry McKenna Lynch, Radcliffe College Class of 1955.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: R84-21, R85-14
This collection (part of Schlesinger Library acc. no. 83-M275), was given to the Library in December 1983 and by the Library to the Archives in July 1984. The collection was the gift of Audry McKenna Lynch.

Processing Information:

Processed: October, 1984
By: Isabelle Bland Dry '35

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Audry Lynch is held by Audry Lynch. Upon her death, copyright transfers to her children: Stephanie Ann Lynch, Roberta Marie Lynch, and Gregory Richard Lynch, Jr. 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:

Audry Lynch Scrapbooks, 1951-1985; item description, dates. SC 83, 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 Audry Lynch, 1937-1984 (83-M275--84-M60).


Audry McKenna Lynch, of Catholic extraction, was born in Cambridge on July 18, 1933, the daughter of Joseph George and Helen E. McKenna. Her father was head of the science department of Cambridge High and Latin School., Lynch was graduated from Marycliff Academy, Winchester, Mass in 1951 and from Radcliffe College in 1955. At Radcliffe she concentrated first in English and then in Government. Her chief extra-curricular activities were writing for the Radcliffe News and membership in the Catholic Club. In her senior year she was President of the Club.
Lynch married Gregory Lynch in 1956 and they had three children. She received her EdM from Boston University in 1967. She has taught in nursery school, in High School and has been a Junior Guidance Counselor. She writes freelance for numerous newspapers.


This collection consists of four scrapbooks of Audry Lynch's college years, 1951-1955 which include invitations, programs, newsclippings, football programs, correspondence and articles by Lynch for the Radcliffe News. There are also photographs of Audry Lynch McKenna, student groups, and Catholic Club material.

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Catholic women--Massachusetts--Cambridge
College theater--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Student activities--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Idler Club (Radcliffe College)
Radcliffe Choral Society
Radcliffe College--Alumni and alumnae
Radcliffe College. Class of 1955
Radcliffe College--Societies, etc.
Radcliffe College--Students