Mary Ritter Beard Papers
Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:
The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.
Restrictions on use:
Detlev Vagts and Arlene Beard hold copyright to the papers of Mary Ritter Beard. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." Copyright to materials created by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.
Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:
Mary Ritter Beard Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.
Portions of Beard's correspondence available on microfilm, including correspondence from other collections (see Appendix for list).
History of the Collection
The Beard Papers were donated to the Sophia Smith Collection in the early 1940s after the dissolution of the World Center of Women's Archives and were collected by Margaret Grierson from her professional and personal association with Mary Beard.
Reprocessed by Amanda Izzo, 2001.