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Sherman-Levine papers, 1946-1950.
1 box (2.5 linear in.)
Collection number: MS 0804 (LD 7096.6 1950 Finn)

Sherman-Levine, Diane Finn, b. 1928; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1950. Papers contain a photograph and course records consisting of papers written for English language and literature courses at Mount Holyoke College.

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Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
South Hadley, MA

Biographical Note

Diane Fay Finn was born on December 6, 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts to Henry Michael Finn, a merchant, and Bessie Ruth Finn. She attended Girl's Latin School Boston, Massachusetts from 1940-1946 and then went to Mount Holyoke College from 1946-1950, receiving a B.A. in political science. On June 26, 1949 she married Matthew Nathaniel Sherman and they had three children. In the mid-1990s, she married Robert J. Levine.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Diane Sherman-Levine Papers consist of course records and a photograph. These papers primarily consist of papers written for English language courses at Mount Holyoke College, 1946-1948. These papers include comments written by her English professors. Her paper topics include "St. Exupery as Seen Through Imagery in Wind, Sand and Stars," "Kent in Disguise," "Afternoon Awakening in the Top of a Double Decker-Bed," and "William Randolph: His Contribution to America." Also included is a photograph of Sherman during her senior year at Mount Holyoke College.

This collection is organized into two series:

  • Course Records
  • Photographs

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Sherman-Levine Papers, Mount Holyoke College, Archives and Special Collections, South Hadley, MA.

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Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
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South Hadley, MA 01075

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Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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  • Sherman, Diane.
  • College students - Massachusetts.
  • English language - Study and teaching (Higher) - Massachusetts.
  • Mount Holyoke College - Curricula.
  • Mount Holyoke College - Student papers - 1946-1950.
  • Women college students - Massachusetts.

Genre terms
  • Photographs.

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