Papers, 1903-1982 (inclusive), 1903-1956 (bulk).

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Littledale, Clara Savage, 1891-1956. Papers, 1903-1982 (inclusive), 1903-1956 (bulk).

Papers, 1903-1982 (inclusive), 1903-1956 (bulk).

Collection contains diaries, commonplace books, poems, articles, short stories, radio talks, speeches, personal and professional correspondence, photos, and clippings. Included are papers on Littledale's family, childhood and adolescence; her travels, including a 1941 air crash; her marriage, children, and divorce; her experiences as a NYC reporter, suffrage worker, foreign correspondent, working mother, and editor of Parents' Magazine; and the 1947 labor dispute at Parents' Magazine. Also her correspondence with publishers, literary agents, editors, readers, and listeners; her advice to parents on child rearing; correspondence, programs, and press releases of the National Council of American-Soviet Friendship, Inc.; and correspondence of the Women's Conference Group, an organization of New York professional women. The business files of Parents' Magazine are not included.

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