Hampshire Bookshop

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The Hamphsire Bookshop was founded and operated by Marion Dodd, Smith College Class of 1906 (1882-1961) and Mary Byers Smith, Smith College Class of 1908 (1885-1983) in Northampton, Mass. It served the Northampton community and Smith College as bookstore and publisher (it issued over 40 titles--local natural histories, keepsakes and pamphlets). In addition, it brought to Northampton over 100 writers of national and international repute during its operations (Bennett Cerf, G.K. Chesterton, Padraic Colum, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Robert Frost, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Christopher Morley, Vita Sackville-West, Carl Sandburg, Hugh Walpole and William Butler Yeats).

From the description of Hampshire Bookshop records, 1916-1971. (NASA, Dryden Flight Res Center). WorldCat record id: 53394324

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Emily Dickinson miscellaneous papers, 1858-1899. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hampshire Bookshop. Hampshire Bookshop records, 1916-1971. NASA, Dryden Flight Res Center
creatorOf Brown University. Library (Providence, Rhode Island). Selected correspondence, 1913-1993, "Gibson" to "Hodgson". Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Marion Elza Dodd Papers RG 80. Class of 1906., 1895-1969 Smith College Archives
referencedIn Dodd, Marion E., d. 1961. Marion Elza Dodd papers, 1895-1969. Smith College, Neilson Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Bianchi, Martha Dickinson, 1866-1943. person
associatedWith Brown University. Library (Providence, Rhode Island). corporateBody
associatedWith Coolidge, Grace Goodhue, 1879-1957. person
associatedWith Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 person
associatedWith Dodd, Marion E. person
associatedWith Dodd, Marion E., d. 1961. person
associatedWith Drew, Elizabeth A., 1887-1965. person
associatedWith Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958. person
associatedWith Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984. person
associatedWith Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957. person
associatedWith Morrow, Elizabeth, 1873-1955. person
associatedWith Smith, Mary Byers. person
associatedWith Walpole, Hugh, Sir, 1884-1941. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts--Northampton
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Booksellers and bookselling
Bookstore
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Active 1916

Active 1971

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