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Radlo, Lillian Shapiro, 1915-1984. Papers of Lillian Shapiro Radlo, 1932-1981: 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 100
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Lillian Shapiro Radlo, 1915-1984
Title: Papers of Lillian Shapiro Radlo, 1932-1981
Date(s): 1932-1981
Quantity: .63 linear feet (1 1/2 file boxes)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Course notes, committee reports, and alumnae reunion material of Lillian Shapiro Radlo, Radcliffe College Class of 1936.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: R87-22, R88-13, R88-14
This collection was given to the Radcliffe College Archives by her daughter, Rachel Radlo Lieberman '68 and members of the Class of 1936, beginning in June, 1987.

Processing Information:

Processed: January, 1988
By: Isabelle Bland Dry '35

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Lillian Shapiro Radlo 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:

Lillian Shapiro Radlo Papers, 1932-1981; item description, dates. SC 100, folder #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Lillian Shapiro Radlo, daughter of Anne and David Shapiro was born in Roxbury on June 15, 1915. She attended Girls' Latin School, concentrated in History at Radcliffe, and was graduated cum laude in 1936.
An active alumna, she served on the advisory board of the Radcliffe Quarterly, the Board of Management of the Radcliffe Alumnae Association, ran luncheons for incoming freshmen and their mothers, and wrote the reunion show for her 25th reunion.
A reporter for the Boston Traveler in 1936, then after her marriage in 1941, she turned to civic and volunteer activities. In the 1950s she helped to found the Temple Shalom in West Newton. She was Director of Public Relations at Dana Hall School, 1962-1972, and assistant to the Superintendent of Schools, Newton, Massachusetts, 1972-1984.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Course notes, mostly in History, 1932-1936; Radcliffe committee reports, and alumnae reunion material.

CONTAINER LIST

Container List

Additional Index Terms

English essays
History
Lecture Notes
Music
Philosophy
Photographs
Scripts
Radcliffe College. Alumnae Association.
Radcliffe College. Class of 1936.

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