Papers, 1927-1972 (inclusive).

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Lord, Mary Pillsbury, 1904-1978. Papers, 1927-1972 (inclusive).

Papers, 1927-1972 (inclusive).

Correspondence, speeches, articles, itineraries, reports, clippings, and photos reflect Lord's career. Material pertains to her work at the U.N., her extensive travels in Asia, Africa, and Europe, her work at the World's Fair, in civilian defense, with the WACS, the New York Commission on the Education and Employment of Women, in the 1952 presidential campaign, and with various organizations. Biographical papers include a transcript of an interview with Lord on education at Smith College.

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