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SC 105

Heimbach, Sylvia, 1911-2000. Papers of Sylvia Heimbach, 1926-1989: 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 105
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Sylvia Heimbach, 1911-2000
Title: Papers of Sylvia Heimbach, 1926-1989
Date(s): 1926-1989
Quantity: .21 linear feet (1/2 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Poems and dissertation of Sylvia Heimback, Radcliffe College Class of 1933.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: R84-5, R84-6, R84-20, R84-26, R87-19, R88-21, R89-6, R89-12
These papers were given to the Radcliffe College Archives beginning in February 1984.

Processing Information:

Processed: June 1989
By: Jane S. Knowles

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Sylvia Heimbach 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:

Sylvia Russell Heimbach Papers, 1926-1989; item description, dates. SC 105, folder #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

BIOGRAPHY

Sylvia Russell Heimbach, poet and schoolteacher, was born in Brooklyn, October 13, 1911, the daughter of Samuel and Bessie Russell Janovsky. She received her A.B. from Hunter College (1932), A.M. from Radcliffe (1933), and Ph.D from New York University (1958), and taught English in New York high schools, 1933-1971. She married Ernest Earl Heimbach in 1943.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

This collection consists of a selection of Sylvia Heimbach's poems, 1926 to the present and her Ph.D dissertation: "Empathy and reading ability; an exploratory study of their possible correlation and improvement."

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Authors
New York (N.Y.)--Social life and customs--20th century
Poems
Radcliffe College--Alumni and alumnae

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