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Marjorie Adams Papers, 1919-1989
1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 219

Abstract:
Teacher, high school French; Traveler. Fifteen line-a-day diaries, 1919-89. Among the entries are discussions of student life at Smith College in the 1920s.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Biographical Note
Entry for July 8 of Adams's 5-year diary for 1944-48

Entry for July 8 of Adams's 5-year diary for 1944-48

Marjorie Adams graduated from Smith College in 1922, studied at Wellesley 1923-29, and earned her M.A. from Middlebury College in 1932. She worked as assistant to the principal in Rochester, VT, 1922-23 and as assistant director of physical education at the Burnham School (Greenfield, Mass.), 1924-55. Adams taught at Iowa State Teachers' College as an instructor, 1926-28 and as a professor, 1929-31. She was also an assistant at Wellesley, 1928-29. From 1932 on, she worked as a high school French teacher in Burlington, VT. Adams was an avid skier and hiker and a member of the Green Mountain Club.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Marjorie Adams papers consist of Fifteen line-a-day diaries (five year line-a-day), 1919-89, uninterrupted, some of which include photographs, clippings, and memorabilia. Among the entries are discussions of student life at Smith College in the 1920s. After 1946, the entries were written in French.

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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.

This collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Marjorie Adams Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection


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


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Subjects
  • Adams, Marjorie, 1900-1944
  • High school teachers--United States--Biography--Sources
  • Smith College--Students--History--Sources


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