Papers, 1842-1945, 1871-1945 (bulk)


Papers, 1842-1945, 1871-1945 (bulk)

Family correspondence includes letters received by her father William Dwight Whitney, 1842-1850; her correspondence with her parents, 1872-1891; and letters received from other family members, 1872-1900. Personal correspondence, 1871-1905, from Jennie and Fannie Bailey, Amanda Brewster, Honor Brooke, Beatrice Chamberlain, Eva Channing, Elizabeth Whitney Putnam, Marie Souvestre, Bessie M. Townsend, and Edith Woolsey concerning intellectual pursuits, travels, Brooke's work with a working girls' club in London (1889), family affairs, and other personal news. Papers from her Vassar position include minutes, reports, materials from her German and drama courses, correspondence with Presidents Taylor and MacCracken, and letters from students. Correspondence, programs, reports, bills, and other items from her work with the American Association of University Professors, the International Council of Women, the National Council of Women, Connecticut Association of Working Girls' Clubs, and other women's groups, 1919-1934. Scrapbooks, class notebooks, and several manuscripts, 1871-1891 and undated; diaries from 1873 to 1945; and correspondence and other materials from trips to Europe, England, and Japan, 1886-1920.

6 cubic ft.




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American Association of University Professors (corporateBody)

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National Council of Women of the United States (corporateBody)

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Whitney taught German at Vassar beginning in 1905 and was active in the American Association of University Professors, National Council of Women, and International Council of Women. From the description of Papers, 1842-1945, 1871-1945 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155520365 ...

International Council of Women. (corporateBody)

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Epithet: headmistress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x00024c ...

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