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Ellen Parmelee Cook Papers, 1893-1947
1 box
Collection number: RG 42

Abstract:
Associate Professor of Chemistry. Contains biographical material, correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open for research according to the regulations of the Smith College Archives without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the documents must be requested from the Smith College Archives. Smith College owns copyright to any published material relating to college events and activities. Provenance and copyright ownership of other materials is unknown and researchers are responsible for determining any question of copyright.

Smith College Archives
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note

Ellen Parmelee Cook was born on June 21, 1865 in Ripon, Wisconsin where she spent the early years of her life. She graduated with the class of 1893 at Smith College, where she earned her B.C. Cook studied in Berlin in 1896-97, before returning to the United States and teaching at a private school in Brooklyn, NY, where she stayed until 1890. In 1905-06, she earned her M.A. from Columbia University. Once she earned her degree, she was offered a position on the faculty at Smith College, as an Associate Professor in the Chemistry department. She retired from this position in 1931, after 40 years on the faculty. Upon her retirement, she lived with her sister, Mary Morrow Cook, also a professor at Smith College in the Languages Department. They traveled together and enjoyed their retirement together. On May 14, 1947, after several years of poor and failing health, Cook died at the age of 81.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, photographs and newspaper clippings regarding Cook's education and career at Smith College and elsewhere.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers are open for research according to the regulations of the Smith College Archives without any additional restrictions.

Restrictions on use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the documents must be requested from the Smith College Archives. Smith College owns copyright to any published material relating to college events and activities. Provenance and copyright ownership of other materials is unknown and researchers are responsible for determining any question of copyright.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Ellen Parmelee Cook Papers, Box #, Smith College Archives.

History of the Collection

The Ellen Parmelee Cook Papers were donated over a period of time to the Smith College Archives from a variety of sources.

Processing Information

Processed by Emily Markham.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Smith College Archives
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: (413) 585-2970
Fax: (413) 585-2886

Email: nyoung@smith.edu
URL: http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/archives
Language
English.

Contents List
Associate Professor- Chemistry- Biographical Material
1897-1947

Box 730: folder 1
Correspondence
1901-1946

Box 730: folder 2
Germany- Correspondence
1893-1898

Box 730: folder 3
Photographs
n.d.

Box 730: folder 4

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