Records of the Radcliffe College Library, 1881-1971 (inclusive).


Radcliffe College. Library. Records of the Radcliffe College Library, 1881-1971 (inclusive).

Records of the Radcliffe College Library, 1881-1971 (inclusive).

Records contain correspondence of the librarians with book dealers and publishers, other libraries and suppliers, and college academic departments; financial records; and material concerning the Library staff, administration, and building itself. Also includes correspondence with alumnae concerning an exhibition of alumnae publications at the Library for the Harvard Tercentenary in 1936; accessions registers; accounts; and files relating to the Morse Music Library.

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