Adkins, Bertha Sheppard, 1906-1983

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From the description of Reminiscences of Bertha Adkins : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122684091

Bertha Sheppard Adkins (1906-1983) was a graduate of Wellesley College and later served as Dean of Women at Western Maryland College, Westminster, Maryland from 1934 to 1942. From 1948 to 1958 Adkins served with the Republican National Committee, and from 1958 to 1960 she served as Under Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. She served in the Nixon White House as a Special Assistant on President Nixon's Advisory Committee on Social Security. During 1971, she served as Vice Chairman at the 1971 White House Conference on Aging.

From the description of Adkins, Bertha Sheppard, 1906-1983 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10609488

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referencedIn Papers, ca.1905-1989 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Papers, 1922-1963 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
Bertha S. Adkins Papers
creatorOf Adkins, Bertha Sheppard, 1906-1983. Reminiscences of Bertha Adkins : oral history, 1967. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Bertha S. Adkins Papers. 1928 - 1983. Photographs
referencedIn Katherine G. Howard Papers. 1917 - 1974. Photographs
creatorOf Adkins, Bertha Sheppard, 1906-1983. Transcript of oral history, 1967. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Nash, Ruth Cowan, 1901-. Papers: Series I-IV, 1905-1990 (inclusive) [microform]. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Bertha S. Adkins Papers. 1928 - 1983. Personal Files, 1928 - 1983 Dwight D. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Oral History Collection. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Transcripts. 1962 - 1998. Oral History Interview with Bertha S. Adkins
referencedIn Weis, Jessica McCullough, 1901-1963. Papers, 1922-1963 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Batten, Pluma Burroughs Penton, 1894-. Papers, 1948-1964 (inclusive), 1950-1956 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Levis, Rosa Marie Finnochietti, 1878-1959. Papers, 1890-1959 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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Women--Political activity
Politicians--Interviews
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Birth 1906-08-24

Death 1983-01-14

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