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SC 58

Metcalf, Margaret Carter. Papers of Margaret Carter Metcalf, 1937-1946: 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 58
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Margaret Carter Metcalf
Title: Papers of Margaret Carter Metcalf, 1937-1946
Date(s): 1937-1946
Quantity: .21 linear feet (1/2 file box)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Papers of Margaret Carter Metcalf, containing lists of furnishings, correspondence, drawings, and floor plans.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession number: R80-52
This collection was received by the Archives from South House, August 1980.

Processing Information:

Processed: September 1980
By: Jane S. Knowles

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Margaret Carter Metcalf 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:

Margaret Carter Metcalf Papers, 1937-1946; item description, dates. SC 58, folder #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

History

Margaret Carter Metcalf, Chairman of the Committee on furnishings (1937-1946?), arranged the furnishing of newly constructed buildings, and the regular refurnishing of college dormitories and offices. Among the buildings included are Cabot Hall, the Health Center, and the Woman's Rights Collection room in Longfellow Hall.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The collection consists of lists of furnishings, correspondence re: gifts and purchases with donors, college officers, and retailers. Also included are the drawings of furniture and room plans.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Beard, Charles Austin, 1874-1948
Cabot Hall (Cambridge, Mass.)
Cabot, Richard C. (Richard Clarke), 1868-1939
Daniels, Mabel W. (Mabel Wheeler), 1878-1971
Hardy, Harriet Louise, 1906-1993
Radcliffe College--Buildings
Reardon, Mary
Stantial, Edna Lamprey

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