Paton, Lucy Allen

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Lucy Allen Paton (1865-1951), medievalist and biographer, graduated from Radcliffe College. She received her A.B. (1892), A.M. (1894), and was one of the first to receive the Ph.D (1902). Among her publications was Elizabeth Cary Agassiz: A Biography (1919), and a number of articles about, and editions of, Arthurian mythology. She taught school (1889-1904)and edited the Radcliffe war reports in the Radcliffe Quarterly, 1917-1919, including a report on the war efforts of every alumna. She settled in Paris in 1922 with her brother James M. Paton, returning to Boston in 1939.

From the description of Papers, 1920-1943 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009165

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referencedIn Norton, Grace, 1834-1926. Letters to Lucy Allen Paton, 1905-1925. Houghton Library
referencedIn Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary, 1822-1907. Papers, 1838-1920 (inclusive), 1838-1908 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Paton, Lucy Allen. [Letter] [1920] May 26, Cambridge [Mass.] [to] Mrs. Elliot / Lucy A. Paton. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Allen, Annie Ware Winsor, 1865-1955. Papers of Annie Ware Winsor Allen, 1884-1950 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Paton, Lucy Allen. Compositions : manuscript, 1942 and undated. Houghton Library
creatorOf Paton, Lucy Allen. Papers, 1920-1943 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary, 1822-1907. person
associatedWith Allen, Annie Ware Winsor, 1865-1955. person
associatedWith Elliot, Mrs. person
associatedWith Norton, Grace, 1834-1926. person
associatedWith Radcliffe College corporateBody
associatedWith Radcliffe College. Class of 1892. corporateBody
associatedWith Sommacampagna, Gidino da. person
associatedWith Stevens, Vega, person
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Italy
Europe
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Merlin (Legendary character)--Legends
Voyages and travels
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Active 1943

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