Papers: Series II, 1894-1948 (inclusive).

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Papers: Series II, 1894-1948 (inclusive).

Series II, Arts and crafts, spans the years 1894 to 1948 and contains notebooks, lectures, clippings, photographs re: Dennett's work at Drexel Institute; account books from her leather shop in Boston; correspondence; and issues of Handicraft, published by the Boston Society of Arts and Crafts (BSAC). The activities of the BSAC and the New York Society of Craftsmen are particularly well represented.

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