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Elizabeth Stephens Papers, 1921-1926
5 boxes (1.35 linear ft.)
Collection number: RG 80. Class of 1924.

Abstract:
Smith graduate. Contains correspondence, class notes, photgraphs, and academic work.

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

Elizabeth Stephens was born on March 10, 1902 in Montclair, New Jersey to Thomas Wilcox Stephens, a manufacturer, and Elizabeth (Henderson) Stephens. Prior to her enrollment at Smith College in 1920, Stephens attended The Shipley School (Bryn Mawr, PA), Miss Walker's School (Simsbury, Connecticut), and Milton Academy (Milton, Massachusetts). Stephens graduated from Smith College on June 19, 1924 with an AB and married Ogden Bigelow in 1926. Ogden Junior was born in 1928 and their daughter, Ann (AB '51), in 1929.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Elizabeth Stephens Papers are primarily related to her years spent at Smith College, dating from 1921 to 1926. Types of material include correspondence; class notes; photographs; and academic work.

The majority of this collection is comprised of correspondence. Included are exchanges with Stephens' future husband, Ogden Bigelow and letters from both the Stephens and the Bigelow families pertaining to the wedding.


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:

Elizabeth Stevens Papers, Box #, Smith College Archives.

History of the Collection

Ann B. Hamilton donated the letters of Elizabeth Stephens to the College Archives in April 1999. Other papers were donated to the College Archives over a period of years.

Processing Information

Processed by Bridget Byrne '99 and Tamara J. Weiner '00.


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.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Contents List
Correspondence
1921

Box 1: folder 1
Correspondence
1922

Box 1: folder 2
Correspondence
JAN-FEB 1923

Box 1: folder 3
Correspondence
MAR-APR 1923

Box 1: folder 4
Correspondence
MAY 1923

Box 1: folder 5
Correspondence
JUN-JUL 1923

Box 1: folder 5
Correspondence
AUG 1923

Box 1: folder 7
Correspondence
SEP 1923

Box 1: folder 8
Correspondence
OCT 1923

Box 1: folder 9
Correspondence
NOV 1923

Box 1: folder 10
Correspondence
DEC 1923

Box 1: folder 11
Correspondence
JAN 1924

Box 2: folder 1
Correspondence
FEB 1924

Box 2: folder 2
Correspondence
MAR 1924

Box 2: folder 3
Correspondence
APR 1924

Box 2: folder 4
Correspondence
MAY 1924

Box 2: folder 5
Correspondence
JUN 1924

Box 2: folder 6
Correspondence
JUL 1924

Box 2: folder 7
Correspondence
AUG 1-AUG 17, 1924

Box 3: folder 1
Correspondence
AUG 18-AUG 29, 1924

Box 3: folder 2
Correspondence
SEP-DEC 1924

Box 3: folder 3
Correspondence
JAN-JUN, 1925

Box 3: folder 4
Correspondence
JUL 1-JUL 23, 1925

Box 3: folder 5
Correspondence
AUG 1-AUG 7, 1925

Box 3: folder 6
Correspondence
AUG 8-AUG 14, 1925

Box 4: folder 1
Correspondence
AUG 15-AUG 22, 1925

Box 4: folder 2
Correspondence
AUG 24-AUG 31, 1925

Box 4: folder 3
Correspondence
SEP-DEC 1925

Box 4: folder 4
Correspondence
JAN 30-AUG 30, 1926

Box 4: folder 5
Class Notes Art 22: Introduction to the History of Art
1922-23

Box 5: folder 1
Class Notes Art 22: General History of Art
1922-23

Box 5: folder 2
Class Notes Art 310: The Development of House Furniture
1923-24

Box 5: folder 3
Class Notes Geology II: General Geology
1922-23

Box 5: folder 4
Class Notes Sociology 37a: Population and Vital Statistics
1923-24

Box 5: folder 5
Newspaper Clippings (c/o Ogden Bigelow)
1922-1923

Box 5: folder 6
Paper "The Essence of Confucianism as Taught by its Founder"
n.d.

Box 5: folder 7
Paper "The Place of Italy in the Development of Painting"
n.d.

Box 5: folder 8
Diary "A Line a Day"
1921-1924

Box 5: folder 9
Photographs
n.d.

Box 5: folder 10

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Subjects
  • Smith College--Students.
  • Stephens, Elizabeth, 1902-


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