Downer papers 1918-1988.


Downer papers MS 0528., 1918-1988.

Downer papers 1918-1988.

Downer, Sara Boddie, 1896-1987; Physicist, college teacher, and missionary. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1918. Mount Holyoke College faculty member, 1919-1920, 1934-1935, and 1945-1946. Papers contain correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, biographical material, and photographs. Primarily documenting her work as a missionary in China during World War II and her correspondence with Mount Holyoke College President, Mary Emma Woolley.

1 box; (5 linear in.)


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