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Clara Idella Plimpton was born on December 30, 1848 in Walpole, Massachusetts. She graduated from Mount Holyoke in 1871 and married Henry L. Kendall in 1875. He was a clergyman and a graduate of Brown University. They had two children: Helen (Mount Holyoke College, Class of 1900) and Henry (Amherst College, Class of 1899). Idella Plimpton Kendall died on January 23, 1941 in Walpole, Massachusetts.
The collection consists of correspondence; biographical material; and photographs. Most of the letters are by Kendall to family members describing her travels in England, France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland, from July 1869-May 1870. Also included are several letters by Kendall and Plimpton family relatives.
This collection is organized into two sub-groups. It is arranged into series within each sub-group, then chronologically.
Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:
C. Idella P. Kendall Papers, Mount Holyoke College, Archives and Special Collections, South Hadley, Massachusetts
Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
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South Hadley, MA 01075
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