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Emily Hale Papers, 1915-1990
1 box (0.4 linear ft.)
Collection number: RG 42

Abstract:
Professor of Speech. Contains biographical materials, correspondence, and photographs.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The records 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

Emily Hale was born on October 27, 1891 to Reverend Edward and Emily (Milliken) Hale. She attended a number of preparatory schools in Cambridge and Boston, and eventually graduated from Miss Porter's School in Farmington, CT. She went on to work in the Speech/Drama departments of a number of colleges in the country, including Simmons College (1916-1921), Milwaukee-Downer College (1921-1928), Scripps College (1932-1934), and Abbott Academy (late 1950s). Hale came to Smith College in 1936 and worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Spoken English until 1942. After leaving Northampton, she taught at numerous secondary schools for girls in New York, Maine and Massachusetts. During her lifetime, Hale was an active member of the Unitarian Church, and of the Northampton Historical Society and Northampton Area Council of Churches. She volunteered at the Sophia Smith Collection and was active in the League of Women Voters. On October 12, 1969, in Concord, MA, Emily Hale passed away at the age of 79.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Emily Hale papers contain biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings covering Hale's career as a faculty member and Smith College and other aspects of her personal life.


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

The records 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:

Emily Hale Papers, Box #, Smith College Archives.

History of the Collection

The materials in the Emily Hale papers came to the College Archives from a number of sources.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Smith College Special Collections
Young Library
4 Tyler Drive
Northampton, MA 01063

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

Email: specialcollections@smith.edu
URL: https://www.smith.edu/libraries/special-collections
Language
English

Contents List
Biographical Material
1936-90

Box 837: folder 1
Abbott Academy
1950-57

Box 837: folder 2
Certificates
1953

Box 837: folder 3
Christmas Cards
1949-54

Box 837: folder 4
Correspondence - Perkins, Edith B.
1954-55

Box 837: folder 5
Concord Academy
1946

Box 837: folder 6
Correspondence
1924-59

Box 837: folder 7
Dramatic Appearances
1915-60

Box 837: folder 8
Dramatic Appearances - "My Fair Lady"
1968

Box 837: folder 9
Examinations
1957

Box 837: folder 10
Harvard University
1957

Box 837: folder 11
Lectures
1930-42

Box 837: folder 12
Lecture Notes
n.d.

Box 837: folder 13
Milwaukee-Downer College
1922-30

Box 837: folder 14
Photographs
1893-61

Box 837: folder 15
Publications
1928-51

Box 837: folder 16
Recitals
1933

Box 837: folder 17
Scripps College
1932-34

Box 837: folder 18
Scripps College - Hay Fever
1931-34

Box 837: folder 19
Simmons College
1918

Box 837: folder 20
Simmons College
1937-63

Box 837: folder 21
University of Wisconsin
1941

Box 837: folder 22

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