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Marine Leland Papers, 1805-1984
5.083 linear feet (13 containers)
Collection number: CA.MS.00077

Abstract:
Biographical materials, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, publications, and speeches by Marine Leland, Professor of French and primary contributor to the French Canadian Collection in the William Allen Neilson Library at Smith College.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Restrictions on use:

Smith College retains copyright of materials created as part of its business operations; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Smith College, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Smith College Archives

Biographical / Historical

Marine Leland was born on December 2, 1899 in Québec City to American parents of English descent. She was educated in Montréal at the Sacred Heart Convent and later in Germany, France, Spain, and the United States. From Radcliffe College she received an A.B. (1923), A.M. (1925), and PhD (1928). A member of the French Department at Smith College from 1924 until her retirement in June 1965, she pioneered a new course in French Canadian civilization and is responsible for the forming and building of the French Canadian Collection in the William Allan Neilson Library at Smith. Her contributions to a better understanding of the French Canadian culture has been widely recognized and honored. On May 13, 1983, she died at her home in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Scope and Contents

Biographical materials, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, publications, and speeches of Marine Leland.

This collection is organized into five (5) series:

  1. Biographical
  2. Correspondence
  3. Professional Life
  4. Oversized Materials
  5. Photographs of French Candians

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

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Restrictions on use:

Smith College retains copyright of materials created as part of its business operations; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Smith College, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Preferred Citation

Marine Leland Papers, Smith College Archives, CA-MS-00077, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.

History of the Collection

The Marine Leland Papers were donated to the Smith College Archives from a number of sources. The materials in the collection are formed in part from the faculty file (RG 42) developed during Ms. Leland's lifetime and in part through the efforts of Margaret Storrs Grierson, Archivist Emerita of Smith College. Ms. Grierson donated these materials to the College Archives in August 1983.

Processing Information

Dianne Wieland, AC Class of 2016; Elizabeth Carron, Archives Specialist


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 and French

Contents List
Biographical



Biographical material


Box 909: folder 1
Biographical - general


Box 909: folder 2
Notes for autobiography


Box 909: folder 3
Passports, etc, Identification


Box 909: folder 4
Photographs


Box 909: folder 5
Biographical - photographs


Box 909: folder 6
Samples of School work
1908-1911

Box 909: folder 7
L'Institution des Sourdes - Muettes
1903-1913

Box 909: folder 8
Sacre-Coeur school in Montreal
1908-1913 1914-1915

Box 909: folder 9
Year in Dresden
1913-1914

Box 909: folder 10
Montfort
1914-1915

Box 910: folder 11
Montreal years, vacations
1906

Box 910: folder 12
Beauvais
1921-1922

Box 910: folder 13
Madrid
1923-1932

Box 910: folder 14a
Madrid
1923 - 1932

Box 910: folder 14b
Noting Marine Leland's death
1983

Box 910: folder 15
Memorial
1983

Box 910: folder 16
Awards and medals


Box 910: folder 17
Honors and tributes


Box 910: folder 18
Honorary degree Univ. of Laval
1952

Box 910: folder 19
Honorary degree Univ. of Montreal
1962

Box 910: folder 20
Honorary degree Univ. of Vermont
1967

Box 910: folder 21
Correspondence



Aluminum Company of Canada


Box 911: folder 22
Associations


Box 911: folder 23
American Council of Learned Societies


Box 911: folder 24
Association for Canadian & Quebec Literatures


Box 911: folder 25
Association for Canadian Studies in the U.S.


Box 911: folder 26
Barbeau, Marine


Box 911: folder 27
Beard, Mary


Box 911: folder 28
Beaulieu - Burghley


Box 911: folder 29
Bourassa, Anne


Box 911: folder 30
Bourassa, Henri


Box 911: folder 31
Bureau Marguerite - Bourgeoys


Box 911: folder 32
Cambridge Historical Society/Evangeline Centennial


Box 911: folder 33
Canadian Bar Association


Box 911: folder 34
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation I
1951-1955

Box 911: folder 35
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation II


Box 911: folder 36
Canadian Embassy/Washington


Box 911: folder 37
Canadian Historical Association


Box 911: folder 38
Canadian humanities Research Council


Box 911: folder 39
Canadian Senate


Box 911: folder 40
Canadian Tour
1945

Box 911: folder 41
Association Canado - Americaine, Corr. I


Box 911: folder 42
Association Canado - Americaine
1949-1955

Box 911: folder 43
Carleton College
1947-1948

Box 911: folder 44
Carnegie Corporation of New York


Box 911: folder 45
Canadian Consulate/Boston


Box 911: folder 46
Clark, Annetta I, Admirers of Society


Box 911: folder 47
Comite permanent de la Survivance francaise en Amerique


Box 911: folder 48
C, Miscellaneous correspondence


Box 911: folder 49
Donner Foundation


Box 911: folder 50
D


Box 911: folder 51
F, Miscellaneous


Box 912: folder 52
Fitzpatrick, Marjorie


Box 912: folder 53
G, Miscellaneous


Box 912: folder 54
Garrison, Eleanor & Frank


Box 912: folder 55
Lionel Groulx, corr. & Foundation


Box 912: folder 56
Guevremont, Germaine


Box 912: folder 57
Guggenheim Foundation


Box 912: folder 58
H, Miscellaneous


Box 912: folder 59
Ham, Edward


Box 912: folder 60
Humor/Outrage


Box 912: folder 61
Huntington, Chapin & Frances


Box 912: folder 62
Inglis


Box 912: folder 63
J, Miscellaneous


Box 912: folder 64
Johnson, Lyndon B.


Box 912: folder 65
K, Miscellaneous


Box 912: folder 66
Lambert, Adelard


Box 912: folder 67
Lanclot, Gustav


Box 912: folder 68
La Pointe, Renaude


Box 912: folder 69
Lebel, Maurice


Box 912: folder 70
Lefevbre, Jean - Jacques


Box 912: folder 71
Levesque, Sr. M. Antoinette


Box 912: folder 72
Lortie, Giselle


Box 912: folder 73
Lorite, Leon


Box 912: folder 74
Lotbiniere


Box 912: folder 75
Low, Solon


Box 912: folder 76
Lower, A.R.M.


Box 912: folder 77
M, Miscellaneous


Box 912: folder 78
Modern Language Association (1) Announcements, etc.


Box 912: folder 79
Modern Language Association (2) Correspondence, Divers hands
1941

Box 912: folder 80
Modern Language Association (3) Correspondence, Divers hands
1942-1943

Box 912: folder 81
Modern Language Association(4) Correspondence, Divers hands
1944-1945

Box 912: folder 82
Modern Language Association (5) Correspondence, Divers hands
1947-1952

Box 912: folder 83
McPherson, Harriet, S.C. Librarian
1940

Box 912: folder 84
Monastre des Augustines, Dieppe, France


Box 912: folder 85
Monastre des Ursulines, Quebec


Box 912: folder 86
Montreal, city of


Box 912: folder 87
Morin, Victor


Box 912: folder 88
Nolet, Charles & Claire


Box 913: folder 89
Nolte, Richard


Box 913: folder 99
Northeast Conference on the teaching of French


Box 913: folder 91
O


Box 913: folder 92
P


Box 913: folder 93
Parkin, Louise


Box 913: folder 94
Quebec, Province of


Box 913: folder 95
R


Box 913: folder 96
Rockefeller Foundation, letters/conference
1942

Box 913: folder 97
S, Miscellaneous


Box 913: folder 98
Sherbrooke, P.Q.


Box 913: folder 99
La societe historique de Saguenay


Box 913: folder 100
Societe Historique franco-americaine


Box 913: folder 101
Surveyor, Fabre


Box 913: folder 102
T, Miscellaneous


Box 913: folder 103
Union Saint jean-Baptisite d'Amerique


Box 913: folder 104
Universities and Colleges I - Colleges


Box 913: folder 105
Universite Laval


Box 913: folder 106
Universities, Miscellaneous, I


Box 913: folder 107
Universities, Miscellaneous II


Box 913: folder 108
University of Toronto, Women's War Service Committee


Box 913: folder 109
V, Miscellaneous


Box 913: folder 110
W


Box 913: folder 111
Y


Box 913: folder 112
Unidentified corr.


Box 913: folder 113
Professional Life



Courses


Box 913: folder 114
McGill University


Box 913: folder 115
Graduate seminar on French Canada, McGill University
1967-1968

Box 913: folder 116
University of Michigan


Box 913: folder 117
Shady Hill School, Cambridge
1923-1924

Box 913: folder 118
Smith College, Miscellany of the Years


Box 913: folder 119
Smith College
1924-1926 1928-1965 1965-1983

Box 913: folder 120
Western Reserve, Summer School - Photographs & Clippings


Box 913: folder 121
Correspondence re. Archives (Bibliography)
1942-1965

Box 914: folder 122
Bibliographical correspondence
1971-1974

Box 914: folder 123
Bibliographical correspondence
1975-1978

Box 914: folder 124
Smith College Library (Neilson) Building the French Canadian Collection, I


Box 914: folder 125
Building the French Canadian Collection II


Box 914: folder 126
Building the French Canadian Collection III


Box 914: folder 127
Building the French Canadian Collection IV


Box 914: folder 128
Building the French Canadian Collection V


Box 914: folder 129
Leon Lorie text, seminar
1962

Box 914: folder 130
Institute of Current World Affairs


Box 914: folder 131
Lecture, Bound Volume: Newsletters, M. Leland, Institue of Current World Affairs
1973

Box 914: folder 132
Francois Joseph Cugnet, Bibliotheque, working papers I


Box 915: folder 133
Cugnet, working papers II


Box 915: folder 134
Cugnet, working papers III


Box 915: folder 135
Jacques Cartier & The Saint Lawrence River


Box 915: folder 136
Famille Guy, working papers


Box 915: folder 137
Princeton Guy, working papers


Box 915: folder 138
Madame Lebeau and Captain Baker


Box 915: folder 139
Marine Leland Bibliography


Box 915: folder 140
Working Papers on Lotbiniere, Perraults, Guy Cugnet . .


Box 915: folder 141
Cornet Parsons, Mary Bliss Parsons


Box 915: folder 142
Junior Bazaar Article


Box 915: folder 143
Amis d'enfance, publication; F.F.F.A., ms.


Box 915: folder 144
Dos Culturas canadienses, Introduction Buenos Aires, ms


Box 915: folder 145
Book Review (French Review), ms.; Klinck, G.A.
1945

Box 915: folder 146
Adrienne Monier, rough draft ms.


Box 915: folder 147
Book Review (Political Science Quarterly), ms. - Wade, M., author
1956

Box 915: folder 148
Raymond Vezina on Bourassa & Leland with M.L. revision
1977

Box 915: folder 149
French Canada: Example of What America is Learning & Modern Language Journal, Dec.
1945

Box 916: folder 150
Les Linguistes Etatsuniens et la Tradition Francaise en Amerique, Relations
1942

Box 916: folder 151
Modern French Canada


Box 916: folder 152
La Modern Language Association et le Canada Francaise, Relations
1942

Box 916: folder 153
Modern Language Journal, May
1942

Box 916: folder 154
Northeast Conference Report: Quebec, French Canada


Box 916: folder 155
Joseph Francois Perrault


Box 916: folder 156
Quelques Observations . . . de Henri Bourassa, Canadian Historical Association, Report
1951

Box 916: folder 157
Madame de Repentigny


Box 916: folder 158
Review by M.L. , Romanic Review
1956

Box 916: folder 159
The Smith College Group
1930

Box 916: folder 160
Canadians Invent Words, Sophian
1954

Box 916: folder 161
Le Travailleur, ms.


Box 916: folder 162
La Vie Intellectuelle au Canada Francais, French Review
1948

Box 916: folder 163
Publications, Correspondence
1941-1981

Box 916: folder 164
American Undergraduates Abroad, Radcliffe Quarterly
1930

Box 9: folder 165
Approach to Proust


Box 9: folder 166
A Canadian Explorer in Deerfield, Connecticut Valley Historical Museum


Box 9: folder 167
Bourassa vu par une Americaine


Box 9: folder 168
Contribution of Modern Languages in the Present Conflict, National Association of Principals of Schools for Girls
1942

Box 9: folder 169
Francois-Joseph Cugnet XXII. La Revue de l'Universite Laval
1966

Box 9: folder 170
Francois-Joseph Cugnet, La Revue de L'Universite Laval
1961-1966

Box 9: folder 171
Jean-Baptiste Cugnet, traitre? Revue de l'Universite d'Ottawa
1961

Box 9: folder 172
Histoire d'une tradition "Jean-Baptiste Cugnet, traitre a son roi et a son pays," Revie de l'Universite d'Ottawa
1961

Box 9: folder 173
Fort Ticonderoga
1955

Box 9: folder 174
"Canadiana . . .," Quebec: Poesie Vivante, speech, Smith College


Box 918: folder 175
Carleton College
1947

Box 918: folder 176
Centennial of Evangeline, speeches, photos, Cambridge Historical Society
1947

Box 918: folder 177
John Stoddard, lecture, Northampton Historical Society
1954

Box 918: folder 178
New England captives who were taken to Canada, Deefield Massacre, speeches


Box 918: folder 179
Broadcasts, CBC, series of 8, Changing Patterns, I


Box 918: folder 180
Broadcasts, CBC, II


Box 918: folder 181
Broadcasts, CBC --- Mrs. Johnson's Narrative of her Captivity, III


Box 918: folder 182
"Quebec Literature in its American Context"


Box 918: folder 183
Speeches and miscellaneous


Box 918: folder 184
Marine Leland (Grierson notes)


Box 918: folder 185
French Canadian Art, museum exhibit


Box 918: folder 186
Inscribed to M.L. by Louis - Philippe Cormier, journal article


Box 918: folder 187
Fabre Surveyer on Jean - Antoine Panet


Box 918: folder 188
Women, miscellaneous


Box 918: folder 189
Oversized Materials



diploma, A.B. from Radcliffe College
1923

Box 919: folder NA
diploma, A.M. from Radcliffe College
1925

Box 919: folder NA
diploma, PhD from Radcliffe College
1928

Box 919: folder NA
Honorary degree, L.H.D from Universite Laval
1952

Box 919: folder NA
Honorary degree. L.H.D. from Universite de Montreal
1962

Box 919: folder NA
Photographs of French Canadians



Bourgualt Family


Box 920: folder 190
Canada landscapes/streetscapes


Box 920: folder 191
Champagne, Nazaire


Box 920: folder 192
D'aigvillon, La Duchesse


Box 920: folder 193
International Convention at Quebec
1864

Box 920: folder 194
Laurier, Sir William


Box 920: folder 195
Montmorency - Kent House


Box 920: folder 196
Montmorency


Box 920: folder 197
Misc.


Box 920: folder 198
Giroux, R.P.


Box 920: folder 199
Hocquart, Gilles


Box 920: folder 200
Panet, Jean-Antoine


Box 920: folder 201
Papineau, Joseph


Box 920: folder 202
Perrault, Joseph Francois


Box 920: folder 203
Tessier Family


Box 920: folder 204
Quebec
1805 1810 1865

Box 920: folder 205
Vaudreuil


Box 920: folder 206
Honorary degree stoles
1952 1962

Box 921

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Subjects
  • French-Canadian literature -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Massachusetts -- Northampton.
  • Leland, Marine.
  • Smith College -- Faculty.
  • Smith College. Library.


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