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SC 101

Lincoln, Florence, 1882-1969. Papers of Florence Lincoln, 1911-1931: 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 101
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Florence Lincoln, 1882-1969
Title: Papers of Florence Lincoln, 1911-1931
Date(s): 1911-1931
Quantity: .96 linear feet (1 folio box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Scripts by Florence Lincoln, Radcliffe College Class of 1911, with annotations by George Pierce Baker.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: R87-14
This collection was transferred from the Archives pamphlet file in May 1987.

Processing Information:

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

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Florence Lincoln 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:

Florence Lincoln Papers, 1911-1931; item description, dates. SC 101, folder #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Florence Lincoln, daughter of Alfred and Ida (Cook) Lincoln, was born in Charlestown, Massachusetts in 1882. She graduated from the Boston Normal School and then attended Radcliffe as a special student, 1907-1912, 1923-1924, taking George Pierce Baker's playwriting course (English 47a) twice. Her play, The End of the Bridge received the Craig prize and was produced in Boston in 1911. She wrote other plays: Miss Barbara (1914), The Lighted Candle (1924), and On for Christmas (1931). She taught (1912-1914) and was Director of Motion Pictures at the Women's Educational and Industrial Union (1914-1915).

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Manuscript and typescript playscripts with annotations by George Pierce Baker.

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Authors
College theater
Playwrights
Scripts
Theater
Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935
Radcliffe College--Alumni and alumnae

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