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SC 102

Densmore, Anne Louise Walley, 1882-1977. Papers of Anne Louise Walley Densmore, 1904-1959: 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 102
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Anne Louise Walley Densmore, 1882-1977
Title: Papers of Anne Louise Walley Densmore, 1904-1959
Date(s): 1904-1959
Quantity: 1.38 linear feet (1 file box, 1 folio box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Reunion programs and correspondence, Radcliffe College part songs, photographs, and 1904 gymsuit of Anne Louise Walley Densmore, Radcliffe College Class of 1904.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: R88-33
This collection was given to the Radcliffe college Archives by Elizabeth Densmore '36, Anne Louise Walley Densmore's daughter, in July 1988.

Processing Information:

Processed: September 1988
By: Isabelle Bland Dry '35

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Anne Louise Walley Densmore 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:

Anne Louise Walley Densmore Papers, 1904-1959; item description, dates. SC 102, folder #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Anne Louis (Walley) Densmore was born in Boston in 1882, the daughter of Edward and Mary Russell Walley. She was graduated from Girls' Latin School in Boston and received her A.B. from Radcliffe in 1904.
Densmore taught at Ridge School, Washington, Connecticut (1904-1905), before marrying Edward Dana Densmore, an engineer and architect, in 1905. They had eight children (three of whom died in infancy). Her husband died in 1926.
Densmore devoted her life to her family. She lived in Brookline until 1936 and then moved permanently to her summer home in Princeton, Massachusetts; She died there July 2, 1977.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

This collection consists of reunion material, Radcliffe part songs, photographs of classmates, and a 1904 gymsuit.

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Additional Index Terms

Radcliffe College--Alumni and alumnae
Radcliffe College. Class of 1904

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