Papers, 1899-1953.

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Ford, Harriet Bliss, 1876-1964. Papers, 1899-1953.

Papers, 1899-1953.

Papers include correspondence, writings, printed material, speeches, reports, minutes, diaries, photographs and memorabilia represent Ford's work with Century Magazine (1899-1912), her editorial work and writings for the YWCA's Women's Press (1927-29), and political, civic, and intellectual activities during her residence in Northampton, Mass. (circa 1920's-50s). Writings include plays and pageants written and published for YWCA; articles and speeches on various causes including women's issues and peace; and an unpublished biography of her husband, George B. Ford. Correspondents include Carrie Chapman Catt; Grace Coolidge; Elizabeth Cutter Morrow; William Allen Neilson; Ada Comstock Norstein; Abby Rockefeller; William Rose Bennet; Helena Gilder.

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