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Isabel Lindsay Papers, 1903-1907
1 box (0.4 linear ft.)
Collection number: RG 80

Abstract:
Contains personal correspondence, mostly from Isabel Lindsay to her family during her years at Smith College.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The records are open for research according to the regulations of the Smith College Archives except where noted in the finding aid.

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

Isabel Gray Lindsay was born on February 4, 1886, in Milwaukee, WI. Before Smith, she attended Milwaukee-Downer Seminary for preparatory school. Lindsay attended Smith College from 1903 to 1907. She lived in Haven House, 112 Elm Street, and 30 Green Street. She was active in extracurricular activities in her senior year: Lindsay was President of the Phi Kappa Psi Honor Society, a senior member of La Societe Francais, Chair of the Religious Service Committee and Chair of Students' Exchange in the Smith College Association for Catholic Women, a Junior Usher, an honorary member of the Biological Society, a senior member of A.O.H March, and a senior member of "G.O.O.". After graduating Smith, Lindsay married Henry Frederic Helmholz and moved to Rochester, Minnesota. She had three children: Lindsay, who later attended Cornell University, Henry F. Jr., an alum of Dartmouth College, and Margaret, Class of 1939. Lindsay passed away on November 29, 1975.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection mostly contains outgoing correspondence from Isabel Lindsay from 1903-1907, but there are some letters from her father, George Ingles Lindsay. There are also two essays she wrote for an Ethics class and a Religion class at Smith. The folders correspond with the academic semester in which Lindsay sent her letters.


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 except where noted in the finding aid.

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:

Isabel Lindsay Papers, Box #, Smith College Archives.

History of the Collection

The Isabel Lindsay papers were donated over a period of time to the Smith College Archives from a variety 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
Correspondence: Fall 1903
Oct 2 - Dec 13, 1903

Box 1: folder 1
Correspondence: Spring 1904
Feb 3 - June 13, 1904

Box 1: folder 2
Correspondence: Fall 1904
Sept 26 - Dec 15, 1904

Box 1: folder 3
Correspondence: Spring 1905
Jan 6 - June 18, 1905

Box 1: folder 4
Correspondence: Fall 1905
Oct 15 - Dec 17, 1905

Box 1: folder 5
Correspondence: Spring 1906
Jan 2 - June 7, 1906

Box 1: folder 6
Correspondence: Fall 1906
Sept 23 - Dec 16, 1906

Box 1: folder 7
Correspondence: Spring 1907
Jan 7 - May 22, 1907

Box 1: folder 8
Correspondence: undated
n.d.

Box 1: folder 9
College essays
1903-1907

Box 1: folder 10

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