Jones, Bessie Zaban

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Bessie Zaban was born in 1898 in Atlanta, Ga., the daughter of Austrian immigrants. She married Howard Mumford Jones; they had eight children. During World War II she worked with the Window Shop, an organization that assisted Jewish refugees from Europe; later she worked for Harvard University Press and wrote three books. She died in 1997.

From the description of Papers, 1984-1997 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122561831

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945. Papers of Ellen Glasgow [manuscript], 1880-1963. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Window Shop (Cambridge, Mass.). Records, 1939-1992 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Records, 1939-1992 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945. [Letters to Bessie Judith Zaban Jones], 1930-1945 / Ellen Glasgow. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Jones, Bessie Zaban. Papers, 1984-1997 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith Barnes, Phoebe. person
associatedWith Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945. person
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith The Window Shop, Inc., 1939-1987 corporateBody
associatedWith Window Shop (Cambridge, Mass.) corporateBody
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Cambridge (Mass.)
Massachusetts
United States
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World War, 1939-1945--Refugees
Charities
Jewish refugees
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Birth 1900

English

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