Papers, 1890-1946 (inclusive).


Bosworth, Louise Marion, 1881-1982. Papers, 1890-1946 (inclusive).

Papers, 1890-1946 (inclusive).

The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, and school papers of Bosworth; photographs of her, her family, and Wellesley College; and questionnaires, account books, investigators' reports, drafts of chapters and charts for Bosworth's publication, and other material pertaining to the WEIU living wage survey. The bulk of the correspondence is between family members, most notably letters, 1900-1915, between Bosworth and her mother while the former was away at school and then working in settlement houses. Much of Bosworth's correspondence with both friends and relatives concerns her health. There are two diaries: one, 1901, chronicles her life as a student at Dana Hall, the other, 1943, was written in the aftermath of a nervous breakdown.

4 linear ft.

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