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Florence Hemenway Wells Papers, 1920-1965
1 box (1 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 468

Abstract:
Local agent for the Thomas Thompson Trust (Brattleboro, VT). Diaries, reports, notes, clippings, financial records, legal documents, correspondence, church programs, publications, and memorabilia documentating church activities and charities in the Brattleboro, Vermont area. NOTE: There is no container list for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection for more information.

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Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns.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

Florence Wells was born in 1878 and served as the local agent for the Thomas Thompson Trust in Brattleboro, Vermont from 1921 to the early 1960s. The Trust was founded in 1907 to provide assistance for poor and working class women. TTT sought to prevent illness among working women and their families through public health programs, and dispensed small amounts of money to the women in the form of loans. Wells was also very active in the Congregational Church in Brattleboro. She died in 1967.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Papers contain diaries, reports, notes, clippings, financial records, legal documents, correspondence, church programs, publications, and memorabilia. Included are notes, diary entries, reports, and other documentation of church activities and charities in the Brattleboro, Vermont area.

There is no container list for this finding aid. You may contact the Sophia Smith Collection for more information.


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Copyright to unpublished materials may be owned by the creator, or their heirs or assigns.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:

Florence Hemenway Wells Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

History of the Collection


Additional Information
Contact Information
Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

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Fax: (413) 585-2886

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Language
English


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Subjects
  • Charities--Vermont--Brattleboro--History--Sources
  • Vermont--Brattleboro--Social conditions
  • Wells, Florence Hemenway, 1878-1967
  • Women--Charities--United States--History--Sources


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