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Sperry Papers, 1904-1907.
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Collection number: MS 0613 (LD 7096.6 1908 Stone)

Sperry, Adeline Eliot Stone, 1887-1941; student. Mount Holyoke College graduate, 1908. Papers contain correspondence to her family regarding her social and academic life at Mount Holyoke, and a notebook for an astronomy course.

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Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
South Hadley, MA

Biographical Note

Adeline Eliot Stone was born on April 8, 1887 in Guilford, Connecticut. She received a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College in 1908. In 1911 she married Harold Fowler Sperry. The had three children: Dorothy Eliot (Mount Holyoke College Class of 1934), Alvin Jay and Robert Jay. Adeline Stone Sperry died on April 26, 1941 in New Haven, Connecticut.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Adeline Eliot Stone Sperry Papers contain correspondence (1904-1905) and an astronomy notebook (1906-1907). The letters are all written to members of her family and discuss academics as well as her social life. The notebook contains detailed notes and diagrams.

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Adeline Stone Sperry Papers, Mount Holyoke College, Archives and Special Collections, South Hadley, Massachusetts

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South Hadley, MA 01075

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The following terms represent persons, organizations, and topics documented in this collection. Use these headings to search for additional materials on this web site, in the Five College Library Catalog, or in other library catalogs and databases.

  • Sperry, Adeline Stone, 1887-1941.
  • Astronomy - Study and teaching (Higher) - Massachusetts.
  • Mount Holyoke College - Student life - 1904-1905.
  • Mount Holyoke College - Student notebooks - 1906-1907.
  • Mount Holyoke College - Students.

Genre terms
  • Letters.
  • Notebooks.

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