Boardman, Mabel Thorp, 1860-1946

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Official of the American National Red Cross.

From the description of Mabel Thorp Boardman papers, 1853-1945 (bulk 1894-1929). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980006

Mabel Boardman succeeded the famed Clara Barton as the President of the Red Cross.

From the description of Mabel Boardman letter, copy, 1916. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 268675251

Biographical Note

  • 1861, Oct. 12: Born, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1901: Member, governing body American Red Cross
  • 1903 - 1904 : Disagreement with Clara Barton resulted in Barton’s resignation from the American Red Cross
  • 1905: Head, American Red Cross, after reorganization Wrote, with John W. Foster, new charter for American Red Cross
  • 1915: Published Under the Red Cross Flag at Home and Abroad. Philadelphia, J. B.Lippincott
  • 1920: Appointed a commissioner, District of Columbia
  • 1921 - 1944 : National secretary, American Red Cross
  • 1922 - 1939 : Director, Office of Volunteer Service (United States)
  • 1944: Retired from American Red Cross
  • 1946, Mar. 17: Died, Washington D.C.

From the guide to the Mabel Thorp Boardman Papers, 1853-1945, (bulk 1894-1929), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Elihu Root Papers, 1863-1937, (bulk 1899-1937) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Boardman, Mabel Thorp, 1860-1946. Mabel Thorp Boardman papers, 1853-1945 (bulk 1894-1929). Library of Congress
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library
referencedIn Records of the American National Red Cross. 1881 - 2008. Monographs
referencedIn Boardman family. Boardman family papers, 1770-1917 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. William H. Taft papers, 1784-1973 (bulk 1880-1930). Library of Congress
referencedIn Reid, Elisabeth Mills, 1858-1931. Reid family papers, 1795-1970 (bulk 1869-1970). Library of Congress
referencedIn Records of the American National Red Cross. 1881 - 2008. Publications
referencedIn Barton, Clara, 1821-1912. Clara Barton papers, 1805-1958 (bulk 1861-1912). Library of Congress
referencedIn Elihu Root Papers, 1863-1937, (bulk 1899-1937) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941. Papers, [ca. 1882]-1978. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Reid Family Fapers, 1795-1970, (bulk 1869-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Clara Barton Papers, 1805-1958, (bulk 1861-1912) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Women in war work (World War I) papers, circa 1920. U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center
referencedIn Boardman family papers, 1770-1917 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Griscom, Lloyd Carpenter, 1872-1959. Lloyd Carpenter Griscom papers, 1898-1951. Library of Congress
creatorOf Boardman, Mabel Thorp, 1860-1946. Mabel Boardman letter, copy, 1916. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn O'Connor, Charles James, 1870-. Charles J. O'Connor papers, 1915-1919. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. Papers of William H. Taft, 1784-1973. Library of Congress
referencedIn Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914. Papers, 1826-1941 Houghton Library
referencedIn Reid family papers, 1795-1946. Library of Congress
creatorOf Mabel Thorp Boardman Papers, 1853-1945, (bulk 1894-1929) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn William H. Taft Papers, 1784-1973, (bulk 1880-1930) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Association of the Red Cross. corporateBody
associatedWith American National Red Cross corporateBody
associatedWith Barton, Clara, 1821-1912. person
associatedWith Boardman family family
associatedWith Boardman family. family
associatedWith District of Columbia. Commissioner. corporateBody
correspondedWith Griscom, Lloyd Carpenter, 1872-1959. person
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith O'Connor, Charles James, 1870- person
associatedWith Parsons, Elsie Worthington Clews, 1874-1941. person
correspondedWith Reid family family
correspondedWith Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914 person
associatedWith Root, Elihu, 1845-1937. person
associatedWith Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Subject
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Businesswomen
Administrators
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Birth 1860-10-12

Death 1946-03-17

English

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