Sanborn, Agnes Goldman, 1887-1984.

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Agnes Goldman Sanborn was born in New York City on August 30, 1887, the youngest daughter of Julius and Sarah Adler Goldman. Active in civic and humanitarian causes, Sanborn (Bryn Mawr, B.A., 1909; Columbia University, M.A., 1913; New York University, Ph.D. in bacteriology, 1923) joined the Red Cross in WWI, was a bacteriologist in Palestine (1918-1919), and worked at the New York Board of Health and the Boston Psychopathic Hospital. She was active in the United Jewish Appeal in the 1930s and 1940s, she was first vice-president of the Cambridge League of Women Voters, co-founder of the Cambridge Community Center, and a supporter of civil rights and civil liberties.

Archaelogist and museum administrator, Cyrus Ashton Rollins Sanborn (Harvard, A.B., 1905; A.M., 1908) held a number of fellowships in the U.S. and abroad before being appointed assistant field director of the University Museum (Philadelphia) expedition to Egypt (1915-1920). On leave of absence from the expedition, he served as executive secretary to the American Red Cross Commission to Palestine (1918-1919). He was later editorialsecretary to the leader of the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Egyptian expedition (1920-1925), and at the Museum of Fine Arts served as librarian, secretary, editor of the Boston Museum Bulletin (1925-1952) and education officer (1934-1942). The Sanborns married in 1924; a daughter Sarah was born in 1928.

From the description of Papers, 1752-1984 (inclusive), 1808-1984 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122372983

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creatorOf Sanborn, Agnes Goldman, 1887-1984. Papers, 1752-1984 (inclusive), 1808-1984 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Window Shop (Cambridge, Mass.). Records, 1939-1992 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Wise, Pearl Katz, 1901?-. Papers, 1895-1990 (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
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Papers, 1895-1990 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith American School of Classical Studies at Athens. corporateBody
associatedWith Borden, Isabella. person
associatedWith Brewster family. family
associatedWith Bryn Mawr College corporateBody
associatedWith Capart, Jean. person
associatedWith Cardozo, Benjamin Nathan, 1870-1938. person
associatedWith Cohn, Marian. person
associatedWith Constable, Giles. person
associatedWith Fairbanks, Sydney. person
associatedWith Fogg Art Museum. corporateBody
associatedWith Goldman family. family
associatedWith Goldman, Hetty, 1881-1972. person
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
associatedWith Hemenway, Augustus. person
associatedWith Hobbs family. family
associatedWith Hodgdon family. family
associatedWith Hodson family. family
associatedWith Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952. person
associatedWith Jewish War Relief Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Knight family. family
associatedWith Loveman, Amy. person
associatedWith Lowenstein, Solomon. person
associatedWith Mitropoulos, Dmitri, 1896-1960. person
associatedWith Moench, Sarah Judith Sanborn, 1928- person
associatedWith Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. corporateBody
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Pearl (Katz) Wise, 1901? - person
associatedWith Rand, Edward Kennard, 1871-1945. person
associatedWith Raphael, Alice Pearl, 1887- person
associatedWith Sachs family. family
associatedWith Sanborn, Cyrus Ashton Rollins, 1882-1970. person
associatedWith Sanborn family. family
associatedWith Sarton, May, 1912-1995. person
associatedWith Smith College corporateBody
associatedWith Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869. person
associatedWith Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. person
associatedWith Straus, Dorothy. person
associatedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. person
associatedWith The Window Shop, Inc., 1939-1987 corporateBody
associatedWith Vendler, Helen Hennessey. person
associatedWith Vermeule, Emily. person
associatedWith Window Shop (Cambridge, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Wise, Pearl Katz, 1901?- person
associatedWith Wood, Grant, 1892-1942. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Greece
Brookfield (N.H.)
Keene (N.H.)
New Hampshire
Palestine
Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
Colorado
Massachusetts--Cambridge
United States
Egypt
Italy
Cambridge (Mass.)
New York (N.Y.)
Subject
Genealogy
Jews
Jewish refugees
World War, 1914-1918--War work
Juries
Social service
Family records
Occupation
Archaeologists
Bacteriologists
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Birth 1887

Death 1984

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