Hale Family 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:
Copyright to material authored by Hale family members is owned by the Sophia Smith Collection. 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 must be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." Questions about copyright should be directed to the Sophia Smith Collection staff.
Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:
Hale Family Papers, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.
Selections from the Hale Family Papers can be viewed in the Web exhibit Across the Generations: Exploring U.S. History through Family Papers.
Diaries of Ellen Day Hale (1904-05, 1921), and diaries (1850-1862) and commonplace books (1810, 1827-1850) of Sarah Preston Everett Hale are available on the History of Women microfilm series (New Haven: Research Publications) available in Neilson Library, Smith College and through interlibrary loan.
History of the Collection
Nancy Hale donated her family's papers to the Sophia Smith Collection beginning in 1963. Additional materials came from Harriet (Arnold) McKissock in 1997.
Periodic additions to collection are expected.
Papers reprocessed by Maida Goodwin, 2002.