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RG XXIII

Radcliffe College Archives memorabilia collection, ca.1879-1999: 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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Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

© President and Fellows of Harvard College


Processing of this collection was made possible by a gift from the Radcliffe Class of 1954 Fund for the Radcliffe College Archives.

Descriptive Summary

Location: Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.
Call No.: RG XXIII
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Title: Radcliffe College Archives memorabilia collection, ca.1879-1999
Date(s): 1879-1999
Quantity: 28.35 linear feet (5 cartons, 5 file boxes, 5 folio boxes, 2 folio+ boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 5 supersize boxes, 2 card boxes) plus 1 scarf, 1 flag, 7 banners, 1 baton, 1 doorstop, 10 diploma plates, 2 plaques, 2 framed objects, 3 shields, 5 dioramas)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Collection of memorabilia documenting the history of Radcliffe College.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: R80-45, R80-46, R94-9, R99-29, R2000-CR32, R2001-CR3, R2011-CR21, R2011-CR243, 2012-M34, R2014-CR3, R2015-CR2, R2016-CR2, 2016-M226
The memorabilia collection of the Radcliffe College Archives was acquired through donations from alumnae and Radcliffe College.

Processing Information:

Processed: December 2016
By: Lillianne Keaney

Access Restrictions:

Access. #18FB.1m is closed until January 1, 2036. Materials that have been digitized are closed; use digital objects. The remainder of the collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in memorabilia created by Radcliffe College is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other memorabilia in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Materials may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Radcliffe College Archives memorabilia collection, ca.1879-1999; item description, dates. RG XXIII, item #. Radcliffe College Archives, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

ARRANGEMENT

The collection is arranged by object type with similar items boxed and housed together.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The collection consists of items that were either presented to or created by Radcliffe College. Items range from objects used by the College or items that belonged to alumnae. Objects include accessories, awards and trophies, banners, china, clothing, dioramas, diploma plates, medallions, pennants, pins, plaques, printing plates, silver, and sports uniforms.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Awards
Banners
Cambridge (Mass.)
Clothing and dress
Collectibles
Dioramas
Dress accessories
Printing plates
Nameplates (Plaques)
Porcelain
Radcliffe College--Alumni and alumnae
Radcliffe College--Students
Radcliffe College--History
Sports uniforms
Universities and colleges--Massachusetts--Cambridge
Women's colleges--Massachusetts--Cambridge

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